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User Review  - kebets - LibraryThing

I loved this book! It is the story of Lavania and the family that she has created for herself. The story opens with Lavania being deposited at the kitchen house by the Captain. Lavania is a frightened ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Kathy - Goodreads

Beautiful, captivating writing with convincing character development. Loved it! Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Lisa Myers - Goodreads

The story was engaging and certainly highlighted the historic context of that time (ie slavery), but I wasn't impressed with the quality of the writing. I recently finished reading "The Invention of Wings" which is similar in many ways but INFINITELY better, I think! Read full review

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User Review  - Susan - Goodreads

There was a lot that I didn't like about this book. I felt like it had been done before (fried green tomatoes, the help). I felt that the characters were all pre-civil war stereotypes. I felt that ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Dell Taylor - Goodreads

My actual rating:3.75. Set on a tobacco plantation in Virginia during the years of 1791-1810, this story brings to light the hardships, brutality and despair of all members of the Pyke family, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cathryn - Goodreads

The middle of the book dragged for me. The ending was a surprise Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Jessica - Goodreads

I liked this book and the way it was written, I would probably rate it a 3.5. I really just wanted to get it done though and finish it, I'm not sure why....I think it's because I didn't enjoy the topic. But, a lot of people love this book. Read full review

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User Review  - Deborah Britton - Goodreads

very very good! Read full review

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User Review  - Natalee Levi - Goodreads

WOW! This story was so amazing...the first thing I did after reading the last page was look for more from Kathleen Grissom. I was completely swept away with the characters feeling excited, angry ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Amy Lawson - Goodreads

This was a book that I just picked up on a whim. I loved. One of my top picks ever. The dynamic between Lavinia and Belle was so interesting. I loved the different perspectives from narrators. Hated to put it down. Historical fiction is my favorite and this book was one of the best! Read full review


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