SPOILER ALERT!!! If you haven’t read part 3 – then do not read this post! So, really weird book, right? It’s really all Briony’s story about what happened? How does that relate to what really happened? And how does her telling the story bring any one atonement? I have to say that I was very disappointed… Read More
Part 2 seemed like a bit of drudgery to me. The monotony of war and the brutality of it. My heart goes out to Robby and Cecilia – and I am a bit angry with Briony. How do you the following statements make you feel about Robbie and his journey? He walked across the land until he came to the… Read More
Part 1: Briony has an interested interpretation of the world – what do you think about it? I found myself lost in part 1. The unbelievable descriptions were visually appealing. The property, the fountain, the clothing. The immense detail used to make sure the reader could see, hear and feel the novel. I loved that! I found that I could… Read More
I have always wanted to be in a book club. I tried to start one here in my area, but it was difficult to get EVERYONE to read the book and/or come to the meeting and/or discuss the book etc. Even tho food and wine were always involved. (shocking, I know!) I found that everyone wants to be IN the… Read More
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… how lovely are your ______. What is important to you in a Christmas tree? Some insist on a live tree – the smell, the purity, the needles! Some have themes – birds, vintage, ribbons, a specific color, angels. Some believe in lots of tinsel, some no tinsel. Some pack every branch and bow with ornaments, some are more sparse. … Read More