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Review: Anne Tyler's A Spool of Blue Thread

There is usually a reassuring feeling of familiarity when you open a book by Anne Tyler; like catching up with an old friend you haven’t seen for a while. 417 more words

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One stitch closer

There have beens some challenges lately, I won’t pretend otherwise. Challenges of the heart and soul and a little unravelling of the fabric of expectations and aspirations in our family life. 486 more words

Knitting

"The strangest thing about my wife's return from the dead was how other people reacted."

Oh, how I love an unreliable narrator! Our quote is the first sentence of the novel, and it’s clearly a flat-out lie. (The strangest thing about anyone’s return from the dead is that it happened — … 81 more words

Fiction

The Beginner's Goodbye

Title: The Beginner’s Goodbye

Author: Anne Tyler

Publisher: Knopf

Genre: Fiction

Length: 198 pages

I have two Anne Tyler books on my bookshelf.  I acquired them somehow, possibly gifts or hand-me-downs from someone else.  508 more words

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The Beginner's Goodbye: Anne Tyler

Throughout the reading of this book I had a real feeling of familiarity. A faintness of sameness if you like. I have read one of Anne Tyler’s other books the ‘Accidental Tourist’ which she wrote quite a few years ago. 557 more words

Literature