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The ending was a bit abrupt after a rather slow start with limited plot but was satisfying nonetheless.
I like to really get lost in a book, get sucked into it, and when it gets off track enough, that doesn't happen.
Set in West Virginia and Korea, Lark and Termite is full of rich symbolism, character, and most of all - story.
Compelling story that requires attention. The juxtaposition of war with a daily life of struggle presents parallel experiences and insights.Published 11 months ago by Mary L. Otto
Phillips brings the characters alive with touching portrayals of their lives and foibles. The plot unfolds with bursts of connection and imagery. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Gail K Hill
This a story that is so real, touching and full! You will laugh, cry, conspire with and root for each character. We'll done and worth the read!Published 14 months ago by Phillipsclan
I found "Lark and Termite" to be both challenging and rewarding, but the book's strengths -- its lyrical beauty and a plot that became very engaging by the last third -- couldn't... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Kate B.
Jayne Anne Phillips has crafted a beautiful story about the complications of family units and the friends and neighbors who help them hold together with their own complicated... Read morePublished 22 months ago by Kate
This is the worest book I've ever read! You keep waiting for it to end and there is no ending.Published on March 12, 2013 by Amazon Customer
Compared to William Faulkner, Jayne Anne Phillips’ writing style is one that you either love or hate. Read morePublished on March 9, 2013 by Suzanne Dobbins