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Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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I just didn't get the point of this novel. I couldn't connect to the characters, there wasn't an obvious plot, rising or falling action, it just...was. It seemed to ramble as if it was a school girl's diary filled with the affairs of that day with little connection. Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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I found this book to be very bland. It just doesn't go anywhere and, frankly, by halfway through, I didn't care if it did or not. I just wanted to finish reading it so I could move on to something ... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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Normally I am a fairly quick reader and so the fact it took me almost three months to read this book probably says it all; I seriously wouldn't bother wasting your time with it. As the title suggests ... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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Beautifully written, this story of a very unique family slowly develops. The characters are all unique and well fleshed. The house, the heart of the story, creeps into you so that you can feel it and ... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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First Anne Tyler book. It won't be the last. This is gentle writing - no great shakes of a story here - no massive dramas. It tells the story of a Baltimore Family who have grown up in the same house ... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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This was my first book by this author. Not one of my favorites. I will read another by this author and give her another try. Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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A social worker who readily takes on lost souls is married to a second generation contractor; living in the home his father built and raised his family; parents of four children, one of whom is a ... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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I have liked some of Tyler's work but this one was just ... meh, for me. Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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Well written for sure, you can relate to the characters and some of the descriptions of feelings are spot on. However, too many unnecessary details that do not add to the story or to the enjoyment of the story and too little story. I kept waiting to discover why Denny was the way he was... Read full review

Review: A Spool of Blue Thread

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A good read that weaves back over three generations of a family highlighting the differing perspectives of individual family members to key events or the motivations of one another. Read full review


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