Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

A grim story about a tough, resourceful Southern family in the Civil War is somewhat submerged by the weight of lyrical detail piled on the tale, and by the slow pace of the telling. There's no doubt that Frazier can write; the problem is that he stops so often to savor the sheer pleasure of the act of writing in this debut effort. Inman, seeing that the end of the war is near, decides to leave ... Read full review

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User Review  - RussellBittner - LibraryThing

I realize that I run against the grain when I call this book merely good. I realize I run equally against the grain when I say I found the film version of it flawed. But that’s my frank opinion of ... Read full review

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I read this book and liked it very much, the writer Frazier presented each and every character in the local story in such a way that the reader of the book thinks like that very thing is happening in before of his own ayes. In other word the story is full of imagination.

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