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Review: Home

User Review  - Nili Yaari - Goodreads

"…And there he was, standing in the back porch, a thin man in a brown suit, tapping his hat against his pant leg as if he could not make his mind whether to knock on the glass or turn the knob or ... Read full review

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User Review  - Ron Charles - Goodreads

Marilynne Robinson's mournful new novel, Home, is not a sequel or a prequel to her Pulitzer Prize-winning Gilead (2004) but rather a companion. And companionship, it turns out, is what all the lonely ... Read full review

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User Review  - Wordsmith - Goodreads

The first use of the word Home in Marilynne Robinson's elegant, graceful slip back into the Pulitzer Winning Gilead, cannot fail to bring a gasp of recognition. The tableau thats been painted, that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Heather - Goodreads

A very different feel from Gilead- at times painful and frustrating. John Ames was just so sure of healing power of God, of the beauty in each life and creation that it was soothing to read Gilead ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schmacko - Goodreads

This book is simply beautiful and heartbreaking. I started getting emotional, tears started welling up on page 26, when I read this about a sister awaiting her prodigal brother' homecoming after ... Read full review

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User Review  - Sandi - Goodreads

Since joining GoodReads, my reading has become much more prolific and eclectic. Thanks to the reviews of the members here, I have been much more successful at finding books that appeal to me and are ... Read full review

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User Review  - Trina - Goodreads

Robinson's writing brought me to tears several times in this book. I hoped for another novel like Gilead, which I found sublime, but this story became a bit too drawn out and repetitive, with no new revelation. Read full review

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User Review  - Sarah Ryburn - Goodreads

Picks up with a side character in Gilead and tells a sort of companion tale. I began by giving this novel one less star than Gilead, and I was not entirely sure why. It is certainly well-written, but ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jana - Goodreads

This book is one the quietest books I've ever read. Just give yourself time... In the beginning I didn't know what is going to happen, is it going to happen' at all. Everything was so slow and calm ... Read full review

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User Review  - Kara - Goodreads

Where is home? Is it a particular place, does it have particular things, smells, feelings? Do we all carry a notion of home with us, or do we long for a home that we will never realize? What does it ... Read full review


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