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User Review  - ctpress - LibraryThing

“Glorious life ending. There must have been a moment when his son had gasped for air, the last time, as Jesus must. But as Jesus had risen, he wanted his son to rise up, organs and spirit and mind ... Read full review

Review: Mr. Ives' Christmas

User Review  - Joshua D. - Goodreads

The late Oscar Hiujuelos is an American born novelist of Cuban descent. The Mambo Kings made him the first hispanic to win the Pulitzer Prize. Six years later he wrote the widely acclaimed (though ... Read full review

Review: Mr. Ives' Christmas

User Review  - Geo Forman - Goodreads

A gentle book. A kind book. When a reviewer said that he read this book every Christmas, I was expecting a 'wow" type ending. Not so. Gentle from beginning to end. A shy struggling artist meets a ... Read full review

Review: Mr. Ives' Christmas

User Review  - Sara Snow - Goodreads

I honestly don't know what to say about this book. It was so simple I found myself waiting for "it" to happen, in every chapter. And when "it" kept not happening I started to wonder what was the point ... Read full review

Review: Mr. Ives' Christmas

User Review  - Goodreads

I honestly don't know what to say about this book. It was so simple I found myself waiting for "it" to happen, in every chapter. And when "it" kept not happening I started to wonder what was the point ... Read full review

Review: Mr. Ives' Christmas

User Review  - Sara Snow - Goodreads

I honestly don't know what to say about this book. It was so simple I found myself waiting for "it" to happen, in every chapter. And when "it" kept not happening I started to wonder what was the point ... Read full review

Review: Mr. Ives' Christmas

User Review  - Judy - Goodreads

Oscar Hijuelos' third novel began a bit slowly but in some way I have yet to figure out, took hold of me with a gradually tightening grip and left me gasping for relief at the end. The writing is ... Read full review

Review: Mr. Ives' Christmas

User Review  - Daryl - Goodreads

A sensitive and moving portrayal of a gentle man's struggle to come to terms with a not-so-gentle world. It is a telling experience to ask yourself what would you have done in his place. Read full review

Review: Mr. Ives' Christmas

User Review  - Goodreads

I heard Oscar Hijuelos on a radio show when this book first came out, and it sounded appealing. Hijuelos is so talented and there are many pleasures to be found in reading Mr. Ives' Christmas. This ... Read full review

Review: Mr. Ives' Christmas

User Review  - doug bowman - Goodreads

I heard Oscar Hijuelos on a radio show when this book first came out, and it sounded appealing. Hijuelos is so talented and there are many pleasures to be found in reading Mr. Ives' Christmas. This ... Read full review


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