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I did not get where rose's brother went. He becomes a chair?Published 15 days ago by Kathryn E. Cawley
I picked up this novel by Aimee Bender and read this gorgeous description on the book flap “The Particular Sadness of Lemon Cake is a luminous tale about the enormous difficulty of... Read morePublished 23 days ago by Sharanya K C
Told through the eyes of a teenage girl, the characters may some times seem one dimensional and the story may seem slow, but the recognizable torment of being a teenager and the... Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jessica Haggett
I was hoping that the brother's character would be developed more.Published 1 month ago by Sonya M. Garcia
This book is well written with an interesting story. I liked the characters and found myself thinking about them even when I wasn't reading the book.Published 1 month ago by Ruby Mills
Beautiful, poignant literature that tells the story of a young girl struggling to cope with a family as unhappy as it is filled with love, so she can come to terms with herself.Published 1 month ago by Lorinda
Aimee Bender has a strange and wonderful way with words. Her writing provokes synesthesia in the reader -- the language tastes full and rich and sad. Read slowly and savor.Published 2 months ago by Ariel Schwartz
I like this book. I am surprised that it only has a 3 star rating. There are a lot of books on Amazon with near 5 stars that are basically worthless. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Professor May
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|brother and father||
I think a great deal about the father and brother was left deliberately vague, but here are some of the conclusions I reached:
Towards the end of the book, Rose wonders, "What if whatever Joseph had felt every day had no shape? Had no way to be avoided or modified? Was constant?" I... Read More
Aug 7, 2010 by Girl | See all 9 posts
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I agree; they only understand their pocket books. If people resist their exorbitant prices and unwarranted gouging, then perhaps they will respond appropriately. One example is Atlas Shrugged $17.99 Kindle, Paperback $9.99!
Aug 2, 2010 by Robert Hoff | See all 3 posts