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From the first chapter onward _Postcards_ is tragic. It starts off with its main character, Loyal Blood, killing, then burying his girlfriend, Billy, then moving on from his... Read morePublished 27 days ago by IRA Ross
I first read this when it came out, so I've just re-read it 20 years later. I'm completely blown away by Annie Proulx's writing. The words do, indeed, sizzle on the page. Read morePublished 5 months ago by SadGerbil
It took me quite a while to get into it. The characters and their names could be a bit daunting.Published 8 months ago by Mary R. Baran
This was Annie Proulx's first book, and her best. I found Shipping News heavy going and a depressing read, but this book is light, heartfelt, words beautifully wrought, a very fine... Read morePublished 8 months ago by Cl Smith
I never write reviews, but I had to write this one, if only to get some things off my chest, having just finished the book last night. Read morePublished 8 months ago by SEA CAPTAINS
I bought this book about 10 years ago and enjoyed it so much I have read it 3 times. The descriptions are very detailed and authentic, but so well crafted they never seem... Read morePublished 19 months ago by Roadhog
For a really good laugh, (especially if you've already read the book) read the 1 star reviews.
They're absolutely hilarious. I'm still giggling. Read more
It is incredible to think that "Postcards" was E. Annie Proulx's first novel; it is almost as staggering an achievement for a first novel as Virginia Woolf's "The Voyage Out". Read morePublished on May 12, 2011 by RCM
Postcards, Proulx's first novel, is not her best, but it is a damned fine piece.
The mastery she applies in later works is almost fully developed here. Read more