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Clare Beams

Autor(a) de The Illness Lesson

4+ Works 336 Membros 12 Críticas

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Obras por Clare Beams

The Illness Lesson (2020) 233 exemplares
The Garden (2024) 41 exemplares
L'École aux oiseaux (2023) 1 exemplar

Associated Works

The Best American Nonrequired Reading 2011 (2011) — Contribuidor — 238 exemplares

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Conhecimento Comum

Membros

Críticas

The writing is accomplished. The first story packs a mighty punch. Most of the other stories are less interesting.
 
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jemisonreads | 2 outras críticas | Jan 22, 2024 |
I think this was a good novel, and frustratingly close to a great novel. I loved the premise, and the voice of the main character, Caroline, was strong and sympathetic. The author cleverly allowed the reader to experience along with her characters the ways in which even "progressive" men ultimately silence the women in their lives. I think there just needed to be more...something to really bring the novel to it's full potential. Perhaps the secondary characters needed more life. Perhaps the imagery of the birds needed to be expanded and ultimately resolved. This was an interesting read, but not entirely satisfying. I would, however, read more by this author.… (mais)
 
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NeedMoreShelves | 8 outras críticas | Sep 6, 2022 |
Beautifully written and suspenseful.
 
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BibliophageOnCoffee | 8 outras críticas | Aug 12, 2022 |
This novel is just too garbled for me. I literally could not follow the plot.
 
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hemlokgang | 8 outras críticas | Sep 8, 2021 |

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Estatísticas

Obras
4
Also by
1
Membros
336
Popularidade
#70,811
Avaliação
½ 3.5
Críticas
12
ISBN
19
Línguas
1

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