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Borrow this one from the library so you don't waste your own money.
Very few authors can pull off intricately structured novels that weave back and forth between multiple characters and moments in history.
(Spoilers ahead) There are a myriad of characters in this story, almost too many for me to keep up with.
I did not like the writing style. I read chapter 1 and skipped forward to see if things improved only to delete the book from my account.Published 5 months ago by science9teacher
West of here unfortunately covers its many literary flaws by resorting to magic. An otherwise majestic story of the life of a frontier town from 1880 to present is scarred and... Read morePublished 9 months ago by Mike Whitman
So now I want to see the Pacific Northwest and it feels a bit like home. I'm not sure Jonathan Evison thought about how he would now motivate legions of people to see and trample... Read morePublished 12 months ago by C. P. Lincoln
I read this book, but I can't remember much about it at all. But I don't remember not liking it, so I surmise that it was readable, just not memorable. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Bernie Butt
I loved WEST OF HERE as I enjoyed the historical perspective versus current times. Evison's description of the area and his characters is colorful, detailed, and fun. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Gwynn Rogers
I found this book to be a major disappointment. The plot was thin, the characters shallow, and the book did nothing to illuminate the richness of the history of Northwest Native... Read morePublished 19 months ago by always shopping
A delightful novel with a local Pacific Northwest theme has many characters, sort of an ensemble cast, with two related story lines, over a hundred years apart, with many of the... Read morePublished 20 months ago by Michael P. McCullough
When I finished reading this book, I turned (as I often do when my assessment of a book is significantly lower than the ratings which helped persuade me to read it) to Amazon... Read morePublished 22 months ago by JMoritz