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This is my first Mark Helprin novel. I was completely captivated, after a rocky start (there is an ephermeral error in the description of a rising moon; see if you can catch it). Read morePublished 4 days ago by Amazon Customer
A beautifully moving story that gives hope and meaning to a world often filled with the deepest sorrow. Read morePublished 29 days ago by Geoffrey L. Dennis
This is a realllly long book.
Earlier this year, when I saw the movie based on Winter's Tale, I was so disoriented by the adaptation that I thought I had misremembered the... Read more
A wonderfully moving narration of an old man's life during a very long walk in Italy.Published 1 month ago by David E. Eppenstein, Jr.
I just couldn't get into it. Very disappointing. Just when I thought it was getting better it started dragging again.Published 1 month ago by lori zimmerman
The best novel I've read in the last 20 years. Mesmerizing prose, fabulous story telling, and great character development. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Guillermo Placido
This is one of those epic novels that you wish would go on forever, even though it is a long read. Helprin gives us a novel of war even though it doesn't seem especially gruesome... Read morePublished 2 months ago by suszee
One of Helprin's best, an inspiring account and unique slant on WW1. He is endlessly descriptive yet concise.Published 2 months ago by Daniel L. Clark