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Characters were bland and boring, and a bit sad.
What amazed me about this book was Shields extremely fluid writing style allows you to flow through this story as if it were unfolding before your very eyes.
Just the same, like some of the other readers, I found myself laboring through the chapters, I began pushing myself to pick the book up and read on.
I really wanted to like this book. I love good character development, and the prose is gorgeous. But it takes more than gorgeous prose and well-developed characters a great novel... Read morePublished 5 days ago by Kindle Customer
es, this could be considered the unassuming life of an unremarkable woman. Yet, the author shows such brilliance in her writing that the smallest detail becomes sublime and... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Janet Eshenroder
Incredibly insightful. Beautifully written. The attic of the human experience described. Shields doesn't write about fantastical characters. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Daniel
Carol Shields, the author, pulls you into the story through her descriptive language. You want to find out what happens to Daisy. She's able to bring that period of time alive.Published 2 months ago by Janice Currie
interesting book....not my favorite, but read it for book club.Published 3 months ago by kendra kuehn
Rich in description and emotion. This book is an experience.Published 4 months ago by Kindle Customer
A Canadian friend gave me this book several years ago.This friend has given me many books over the years by highly praised female Canadian authors. Read morePublished 4 months ago by mzzbee