Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

Tyler's appealing warmth and flair for eccentric comedy are abundantly displayed in her superb 14th novel, following close on the heels of such recent successes as Breathing Lessons (1988) and Saint Maybe (1991). The story's narrator and main character (and, arguably, hero) is Barnaby Gaitlin, an underachieving Baltimorean approaching 30 who's divorced, stuck in a no-future job (which he loves ... Read full review

Review: A Patchwork Planet

Editorial Review - - Jeanny V

For years, Anne Tyler has been one of my few exceptions to the "I'll buy it in paperback" rule. Her characters leap off the pages and into my heart and mind. When I finished THE ACCIDENTAL TOURIST, I went on a Tyler reading binge. I've waited impatiently for each novel since. Some, inevitably, were destined to become favorites. A PATCHWORK PLANET currently tops this list. In A PATCHWORK PLANET ... Read full review

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