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Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Marilyn - Goodreads

The characters were somewhat fleshless. It was as if the author had this great idea for a plot, and the characters existed to serve the plot rather than the other way around. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Cindy Michael - Goodreads

I was tempted to give this book 4 stars because I liked the characters and I wanted to find out how it was going to end, etc. Perhaps it was the authors plot timing..some chapters (Lavinia's chapters ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Kimberly Thompson - Goodreads

After reading a few other reviews, my feelings about this book were confirmed in much better words than I could've written. Basically this book has it all--abuse, rape, incest, mental illness, self ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Mom - Goodreads

This isn't a book I would tell my friends that they have to read. It is a very brutal account of what slave life was like in the early 1800's. At the end of the book the author talks about how she ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Orla Hegarty - Goodreads

This is a desperately sad but engaging book that captures the oppression of black and Irish slaves (aka indentured servants) from the late 18th century in the US. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Kylie Keegan - Goodreads

Bookclub choice, love to explore the author's reason for writing - it came to her from a house in the south they had bought and were restoring, a tale of tragedy that had to be told. Not always pleasant reading but had a strong feeling of truth to it. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Nicole Dufendach - Goodreads

Compelling story that kept me reading. One of the saddest books I have ever read. Shows both the ugliest and most beautiful of human relationships. Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Annie Guy - Goodreads

Disappointing... I stuck with the story even when I wasn't enjoying it anymore, hoping for something to redeem the tale at the end... It didn't happen. At the end of the book, there was so much more ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Gayle - Goodreads

Despite reading this in large print (it's the only one the library had...and it always makes me feel like I'm reading a kids' book), I enjoyed this story. History really does repeat itself, and I ... Read full review

Review: The Kitchen House

User Review  - Beth Kitzinger - Goodreads

I don't expect much from this book and was surprised to find I couldn't put it down. But it still wasn't satisfying and was frustrating at times. That all being said, I'd still recommend. Read full review


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