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  1. says:

    4 and 12 starsAs I neared the end I found that the pace of my reading had slowed down; I didn't want the book to end; I di

  2. says:

    I had to abandoned this book After about 60 pages I just couldn't keep going The poetic flow of the story was so abstract

  3. says:

    this is a haunting beautiful book i wasn't sold on the plot when i read the reviews it follows the stories of a soldier in Korea his disabled young son back in the States the little boy's half sister and their aun

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    What's going on here? Even though the reader can tell he's in the hands of a gifted novelist especially if he has previous Jayne Anne Phillips experience he might ask this uestion before allowimg himself to sink

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    This is the kind of book in which I tend to completely immerse myself I was moved on so many levels Two stories run side by side a corporal trapped in a tunnel in Korea and the story of Lark a young girl coming of age taking care of her half brother the corporal's son in a West Virginia town way past its hey day Termite is special with disabilities but also with the acute ability to see and hear in a differe

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    Not My Cup of Tea; But Recommended For SomeLet me start by saying that this is one of those times when I dislike assigning star ratings to reviews That being said and this being a non professional completely consumer review I had to give it two stars This book as the title of this review suggests was not my cup of tea; however I w

  7. says:

    This was on the library's new book shelf and had endorsement uotes from interesting contemporary authors though the Junot Diaz one gave me pause

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    I read this for a book club that never ended up meeting So I SHOULD be frustrated that I read it for nothing But I am not Because if I had not been reading it for a book club I likely would have thrown it against a wall 30 pages in and said i give up shifting perspectives a mentally challenged youth and endless s

  9. says:

    There are books you recommend to everybody and then there are books you share cautiously even protectively Jayne Anne Phillips's Lark and Term

  10. says:

    A pretty awesome book all told There's an awful lot of beautiful writing in this book and its not merely limited to those sections that capture the POV of Termite who is sort of the Benjy or this books attempt to rewrite

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Summary ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Jayne Anne Phillips

National Bestseller New York Times Notable Book Chicago Tribune Christian Science Monitor The Washington Post and Los Angeles Times Best Book of the YearLark and Termite is a rich wonderfully alive. I had to abandoned this book After about 60 pages I just couldn t keep going The poetic flow of the story was so abstract that I was left in a dreamy haze often wondering what exactly was going on I don t mind poetry style prose as long as they are grounded in something concrete to give it a real place in time A scene here or there sure I ll go along with but page after page and character after character all thinking and talking in abstract thoughts and images just worked to totally alienate me and eventually I lost interest I want the story not the purply prose of hard times and down on the light drudge Maybe at a later time I will pick up the book and try again but for now it s back on the shelf

Summary Lark Termite

Lark Termite

Al Robert Leavitt is caught up in the early days of the Korean War Award winning author Jayne Anne Phillips intertwines family secrets dreams and ghosts in a story about the love that unites us all. I read this for a book club that never ended up meeting So I SHOULD be frustrated that I read it for nothing But I am not Because if I had not been reading it for a book club I likely would have thrown it against a wall 30 pages in and said i give up shifting perspectives a mentally challenged youth and endless scenes in a korean tunnel who cares but instead i powered forward thinking if i didn t finish it book club would mock me and i am glad i did because the last third of the book was actually pretty good so either read this for a book club or just read the last third there were still too many scenes in a korean tunnel though

Summary ☆ PDF, eBook or Kindle ePUB ☆ Jayne Anne Phillips

Novel about seventeen year old Lark and her brother Termite living in West Virginia in the s Their mother Lola is absent while their aunt Nonie raises them as her own and Termite’s father Corpor. Not My Cup of Tea But Recommended For SomeLet me start by saying that this is one of those times when I dislike assigning star ratings to reviews That being said and this being a non professional completely consumer review I had to give it two stars This book as the title of this review suggests was not my cup of tea however I would not encourage people to shy away from this book In fact once it is published and released I intend to recommend it to my motherI was unable to finish this book I got about a third of the way through it before I stopped When I ordered this book through the Vine Program I was expecting to be enthralled by the characters and looking to see how they developed and engaged in the interesting situationscharacter traits they were presentedhad In good consciousness I can see how others would enjoy this story and these chara