Editorial Review - Kirkus - Jane Doe

"The continuous narrative of existence is a lie . . . there are lit-up moments, and the rest is dark." Winterson's latest is all about light and dark, love and its absence.The British author gives us two lives from two centuries. A 19th-century man travels from light into darkness; a 20th-century girl travels, stumblingly, from darkness into light. Silver, the girl, lives with her mother in Salts ... Read full review

Review: Lighthousekeeping

Editorial Review - - Norah Piehl

When thoughtful, quiet Silver's mother dies, the girl must rely on the kindness of strangers, no easy thing to find in the rugged coastal town of Salts. The only one who will have pity on her is blind Mr. Pew, the keeper of the lighthouse perched at Cape Wrath. Soon enough, Silver has settled into life at the lighthouse, caring for the aging man and listening to his stories. For, it turns out ... Read full review

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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

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