Haruf's simple writing style is deceiving, as he is a master of creating such real characters.
You will be thrilled when the narrator finds his true love and you will be disgusted when you read the bitter and shocking ending.
I do think there is a bit more character development in this book than there was in Plainsong.
I enjoyed the story. But I thought the ending was a bit far fetched. It seemed he rushed to end the story.Published 1 month ago by Russ
Haruf's has staked out the small Western town of Holt for his writing. Life is constrained by more than physical borders. Read morePublished 2 months ago by B. White
T knew that Jack would be back to claim his family, but I really thought that Pat would shot him dead. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Rella H. Lafear
I really enjoyed this book. Haruf's simple writing style is deceiving, as he is a master of creating such real characters. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Jennifer O. Jones
I grew up in ND and I enjoy reading stories by ND authors. Many authors write about ND but have never lived there. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Sharleen Birkimer
I have now read all of Kent Haruf's books and highly recommend them. His books are not very long, but one gets totally involved with the characters and Mr. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Nancy C.
Since reading Plainsong and Eventide I have decided I need to read all of Kent Haruf' s books. He's a great storyteller and you are absorbed into his characters. Read morePublished 4 months ago by L. Schlesser
I have read all of Haruf's books. You won't find them at bookstores--not sure why. They are a relaxing read.Published 5 months ago by Judith
A complex story of the hearts of humans told simply. Like Annie Proulx, Marilynne Robinson, and maybe even, John Steinbeck, the author understands how to show us the space between... Read morePublished 6 months ago by A. Williams