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User Review  - whybehave2002 - LibraryThing

Almost done with this...I've read the reviews of others who love it and others that love the author. I find it to be a very easy/quick read but the book jumps around a lot and I feel as if I am not ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - catfantastic - LibraryThing

Lighthousekeeping is a story about stories. The narrator, Silver, is an orphan sent to live with Pew, an old, blind lighthouse keeper. This doesn't last, as their small town must change with the times ... Read full review

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User Review  - paisley1974 - LibraryThing

This novel valiantly weaves in several timelines that all related to the keepers of a particular lighthouse. In that respect, it came off as being a little too "literary"--imagery of blindness ... Read full review

Review: Lighthousekeeping

User Review  - Goodreads

I'm at a loss here. Winterson is a skillful and poetic writer who has won awards and gotten accolades for this book. It was a quick read, but it left me baffled. Apparently it is about the nature of ... Read full review

Review: Lighthousekeeping

User Review  - Goodreads

Best thing about this book? It's short. And there's some nice metaphors, such as "I am colored glass from a church window long since shattered. I find pieces of myself everywhere, and I cut myself handling them." And others, but they don't combine to make a great book. Read full review


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