I Know This Much Is True (Google eBook)

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Harper Collins, Mar 17, 2009 - Fiction - 928 pages
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With his stunning debut novel, She's Come Undone, Wally Lamb won the adulation of critics and readers with his mesmerizing tale of one woman's painful yet triumphant journey of self-discovery. Now, this brilliantly talented writer returns with I Know This Much Is True, a heartbreaking and poignant multigenerational saga of the reproductive bonds of destruction and the powerful force of forgiveness. A masterpiece that breathtakingly tells a story of alienation and connection, power and abuse, devastation and renewal—this novel is a contemporary retelling of an ancient Hindu myth. A proud king must confront his demons to achieve salvation. Change yourself, the myth instructs, and you will inhabit a renovated world.

  

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The plot twists got more and more far-fetched. - Goodreads
Interesting plot, but way too long and ridiculous. - Goodreads
I will not read any more of this poxy writer! - Goodreads

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User Review  - Synesthesia - Goodreads

People keep griping about the F word. It's just a word. i'm more bothered while trying to re-read this book by- Wrong narrator syndrome. I really want to get into Thomas's head more. Both Domenicos ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ruth Turner - Goodreads

This was a marathon read. 1772 pages on my laptop! Sometimes, especially with big books, I'll read a few chapters before I decide whether or not to add it to my currently reading shelf. So, I started ... Read full review

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Wally Lamb is the author of four previous novels, including the New York Times and national bestseller The Hour I First Believed and Wishin' and Hopin', a bestselling novella. His first two works of fiction, She's Come Undone and I Know This Much Is True, were both number-one New York Times bestsellers and Oprah's Book Club selections. He lives in Connecticut with his wife, Christine. The Lambs are the parents of three sons.

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