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User Review  - bsiemens - LibraryThing

"Deep calls out to deep ...", Psalms 42:7. Many passages from the Bible (including the Apocrypha) are quoted in The Poisonwood Bible to give insight into the characters and their thoughts. I don't ... Read full review

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User Review  - moopet - LibraryThing

The viewpoint cycles chapter-by-chapter through the sisters, punctuated by reflections from the mother. There are a couple of really interesting characters, especially Adah, the hemiplegic girl and ... Read full review

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User Review  - kitbraddick - LibraryThing

I first read this book in high school. Much like To Kill a Mockingbird, I didn't expect to like it. Again, I was wrong. This novel by Barbara Kingsolver chronicled the lives of children throughout ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

I learned that I can read a very long book and appreciate it. I'm still not interested in epics in general, or most trilogies, or most series - but this was important. Read full review

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User Review  - PaddySheridan - LibraryThing

Amazing book. Powerful, poignant, poetic, historical, humorous with a plethora of moral messages interwoven in the narrative. One of those books that you'll always remember and one that should have won an array of awards. Read full review

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User Review  - JMlibrarian - LibraryThing

The Poisonwood Bible is for everyone who's ever wished the whole planet were white-skinned and Christian and holding democratic elections, and sincerely believed that this would solve all of everybody ... Read full review

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User Review  - sschaller - LibraryThing

One of my Favorite Books! Just when I thought that no other book other then Cutting for Stone could transport me so fully into another culture across miles of water thankfully Barbara Kingsolver wrote ... Read full review

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User Review  - LisaYork - LibraryThing

One of my all-time favorite books. The distinct voices of each daughter and of Orleanna's intercalary chapters shape this saga of coming of age amidst culture clash, Congolese independence, and the backdrop of colonization. Read full review

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User Review  - anitatally - LibraryThing

First reading - don't know when; second reading - September 2008; third reading - March 2015. I love this book. Read full review

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User Review  - nu-bibliophile - LibraryThing

Very powerful and overwhelming. Read full review


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