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Annie Proulx was awarded the National Book Award and Pulitzer Prize for The Shipping News in 1993. In it Proulx chronicles the depressing life of protagonist, Quoyle, a journalist... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Lisa Bourbonnais
This is my "Elevator Test" book. If you read this, and enjoy it, I wouldn't mind being trapped in an elevator with you for a few hours.
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Gripping, painstakingly chosen words, sentences and paragraphs are architected. Unvarnished voice as unique as I’ve read. Like learning a whole new syntax. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Rona D. Simmons
The author's style of writing is superb; I feel like I am in the setting as part of the story.
I highly recommend this book!
Good book, better than the movie. Liked the Newfoundland setting. Although strange, was easy to relate to.Published 2 months ago by Dale Lund
An interesting story of two people (Quoyle & Wavey) striving to make a new future, but held back by their respective pasts. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Lester Simpson
Great writing style. Couldn't put it down. Loved the development of characters, it is inadvertantly about resilience.Published 3 months ago by Sandra Walsh
This is a spectacular book full of some of the most beautiful prose I've read in a while. The writing style ... fragments, seemingly disconnected thoughts, descriptions ... Read morePublished 3 months ago by Judy