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Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Allison Long - Goodreads

I didn't dislike 'Gilead,' but it was very difficult to read. The pace was slow, my timing most likely wrong. Robinson sets up this novel very well, but at times becomes tedious, which, again, may be the point. Despite my difficulty, it won't stop be from reading her other work. Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Anica Wong - Goodreads

I liked the progression of the book. When we first meet John Ames, he is sickly but not yet dying. His life stories are still at the forefront of his mind. As the book progresses, and he gets closer ... Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Erica Shipow - Goodreads

This book was beautifully written - definitely 4 or 5 star prose. However, the rambling subject matter was tough for me to follow at times. Not being that religious myself, I found that I couldn't ... Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Ms.Wietecha - Goodreads

The writing is absolutely beautiful. I loved all the discussions of faith and the gradual unfolding of all the tensions between characters. A peaceful read. Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Fran - Goodreads

Heard much about this book and finally read it. Narrator writes to his young son as he is aging and preparing to die. At times, the story bogged down for me. I wondered if a father would indeed discuss theological issues in a final writing to his son. Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Rose Green - Goodreads

Some beautiful writing, but it gets long and uninteresting towards the middle (and never fully recovers) Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Judy King - Goodreads

A pulitzer prize winning author -- a book that should be read...and just like another inthe same category, the road, I'm glad I read i, glad I don't have to read it again. This book will never make my ... Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - SE White - Goodreads

What I most liked: this book conveys an appreciation of the holiness of everyday life. I'd read it and think of how curious and unique things are. I could have done with more events though, and a more linear presentation of the events that did happen. Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Scalacpa - Goodreads

Gentle story about a pastor's letter to his young son about his life in the dying town of Gilead, Iowa on the border of Kansas. "Remembering my youth makes me aware that I never really had enough of ... Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Ignasius Wahyudi - Goodreads

honestly im not really into novel, but this novel is rare, it's a good example of faith in practice. Read full review


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