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Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Sterlingcindysu - Goodreads

This isn't really a story at all, no plot, no climax. An elderly minister is writing a memoir for his young son and it takes place in the late '40's. If I were the son I'd be mad at how much time and ... Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Lori Beninger - Goodreads

Although I was impressed with the tenor of this story about an elderly small-town preacher who writes a final "letter" to his seven-year-old son imparting family history and spiritual insight, I was ... Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Martha Johnson - Goodreads

I am probably one out of a million who didn't really cotton to the book. In fact, I went and wrote a novel about a congregation that was set in normal small-town America and has characters that, I ... Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Kristen - Goodreads

Picked this up because it's an all time favorite of a wonderful and admired friend. It was a little hard to get into. I felt like all I needed was an entire afternoon to dig in, and I'd have been ... Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Trudy - Goodreads

John Ames, a Congregationalist preacher, writes this letter, memoir, autobiography for his seven year old son, as he contemplates his end of days. I'm on page 39 and I'm having trouble with the shape ... Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Dianne Oberg - Goodreads

After reading the first few chapters of the book... This was one of the books that Will Schwalbe and his mother read, as recorded in his book The End of Your Life Book Club (2004). Marilynne Robinson ... Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Anne Tommaso - Goodreads

I kind of can't believe this novel won the Pulitzer Prize. I found it very difficult to get through, kind of boring actually. We have a very human, perceptive narrator at the end of his life who sees ... Read full review

LibraryThing Review

User Review  - kkhughes - LibraryThing

very slow book. Good concept, but slow. Good intentions, but once again slow. Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Martin Fossum - Goodreads

Picked it up as a late summer read and found it tedious and unnecessary. The narrator of a book is a dying preacher. He's telling his young son about his life growing up in Kansas or Iowa or someplace ... Read full review

Review: Gilead (Gilead #1)

User Review  - Amanda Pido - Goodreads

Was so hard to get through. I can respect someone who goes through life without angry or at least without much, but the man lacks passion of any kind and is pretty unenjoyable. I liked the character ... Read full review


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