STATE OF WONDER by Ann Patchett

What an apt title! Patchett at her best is a magician of wonder, and this is indeed among her best…I found myself reading STATE OF WONDER slowly and more slowly, allowing myself to sink into her depth of character, enjoying the deliberate pace of her revelation, reluctant to start another chapter until I had digested the one just finished. The urge to spin out a book for as long as possible is rare for me — but I remember it well from reading Bel Canto, a pivotal experience which reawakened a love of fiction that has never let up.

June 7, 2011 В· Judi Clark В· No Comments
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