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Originally Posted by Shonahsmom
Kingsolver is my favorite contemporary writer and I've read everything she's written. I liked Prodigal Summer but it was probably my least favorite book by her.
Originally Posted by mama ganoush
i'm so glad to see someone else say this, i didn't want to come and be the only one to rain on this thread. I love her as a writer, love all of her other books, but this one was the least favorite for me. I'm not sure why, but i kind of felt like she was beating me on the head with her environmental message-and it is a message I share! It just felt sort of dogmatic and heavy-handed and obvious to me.
Mooooom! to DS (1/05) and DSS (11/05). TTC our "ours" after VR on 10/12.
but everything has pros and cons
|Has anyone else read The Bean Trees? I liked it as well, though it was very very sad.|