The Knitting Circle: A Novel
“An intelligent, moving read” (Pages) and “a testament to women’s friendship and to Ann Hood’s talent” (Hilma Wolitzer).After the sudden loss of her only child, Mary Baxter joins a knitting circle in Providence, Rhode Island, as a way to fill the empty hours and lonely days. The women welcome her, each teaching Mary a new knitting technique and, as they do, revealing their own personal stories of loss, love, and hope. Eventually Mary is able to tell her own story of grief and in so doing reclaims her love for her husband, faces the hard truths about her relationship with her mother, and finds the spark of life again.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - DrLed - LibraryThing
Synopsis: Surviving unfathomable grief and finding the will to live in the world again is the poignant theme of Hood’s latest novel. The protagonist, Mary, has lost her five-year-old daughter, Stella ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - crazy4reading - LibraryThing
I was surprised by how much I did like this book. It was slow going at first. The narrator made the characters sound annoying at times by the voice she used for them. The Knitting Circle is about a ... Read full review