From Library Journal
- Thomas L. Kilpatrick, Southern Illinois Univ. at Carbondale Lib.
Copyright 1992 Reed Business Information, Inc. --This text refers to an out of print or unavailable edition of this title.
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Not quite great. Perhaps after Bel Canto, my expectations of Ann Patchett are unreasonably high. "The Patron Saint of Liars" was a good read, great characters, good pace... Read morePublished 3 days ago by Peter R. Nichols
The woman in my monthly BOOKCLUB all agree that although the book was well-written, we did not like the main character Rose! Read morePublished 14 days ago by JoAnne Schontzler
I loved this book, but I wish it had a different ending, even though it had the ending it should have.Published 15 days ago by Lisafliny
This story was a disappointment after Patchett's "Bel Canto." "The Patron Saint of Liars" is a depressing read.Published 18 days ago by Clementine
Love/Hate relationship. The storytelling was excellent, but I guess I did want a "happily ever after" ending. It was a bit of a let-down. Read morePublished 28 days ago by R. Roberts
This story, Ann Patchett's first effort, offers sequential events, but totally lacks a dynamic center. Son is probably the only sympathetic character. Read morePublished 1 month ago by P. Anne Wilson
Great book but did not like the ending.sorry I do not have anything more to say thank you now please close this pagePublished 1 month ago by Alice Dornish
I have appreciated Ann Patchett's articles and essays published as This is the Story of a Happy Marriage. I was disappointed in this book, though. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Deborah
Very interesting and engaging book, but disappointing as the ending didn't wrap up the story very well.Published 1 month ago by Susan Silverthorn