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  1. says:

    I wasn’t captivated by The Tiger's Wife so I almost wasn’t going to read this But I kept reading so much about it that my interest was piued and I have to say that I was very captivated by this western story

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    25 stars rounded downI picked this purely because I thought it took place in Arizona and I’ve always wanted to read a historical novel from th

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    NOW AVAILABLE 45 StarsIt’s been around eight years since I read Téa Obreht’s debut novel The Tiger’s Wife but the fact that I loved the beautiful writing and the story had been enough incentive for me to reuest this second novel Inland I’m so glad that I didThis story has a duel narrative which kept me on my toes and wanders over time over centuries and around the world in one of the narratives Over the course of a day

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    Homeless and orphaned at age six Lurie survived by working with the Coachman and sleeping in his stable He helped collect lodgers who'd passed in their sleep or had their throats cut by bunkmates Grave robbing was include

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    Ghost whispers and camel corpsI expected to like it than I did still an okay read My favorite characters were a couple of camels

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    I feel sorry for the next book I pick up When I love a read as much as Inland the subseuent story or two usually pales unfairly in the afterglow This is a work of historical fiction a panoramic western in the great tradition of Cather McCarthy and Portis but author Téa Obreht is too skilled a writer to be confined by expectations and conv

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    DNF at 30% It may be my reading mood but I've picked this up several times and I am not connecting with the story nor the characters The story was just striking me as disjointed

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    “We were bound up you and IThough it break our hearts we had as little choice then as we have now”This is one of those books that I’ve been dreading writing the review for because nothing I say can really convey what makes it so great  I like literary fiction but it’s rare that I will pick up anything t

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The New York Times bestselling author of The Tiger's Wife returns with a stunning tale of perseverance an epic journey across an unforgettable landscape of magic and myth In the lawless drought ridden lands of the Arizona Territory in 1893 two extraordinary lives collide Nora is an unflinching frontierswoman awaiting the return of the men in her life her husband who has gone in search of water fo. 25 stars rounded downI picked this purely because I thought it took place in Arizona and I ve always wanted to read a historical novel from the Arizona Territory days I have not read Obreht s prior book This one just never grabbed me Told from two POVs Lurie a wanted man from Missouri who becomes a cameleer and Nora a frontier woman awaiting the return of her husband and older sons it was choppy and stilted Both are haunted by ghosts In Laurie s case they literally make demands of him And his narrative is directed to the camel he leads across the west Nora holds conversations with her dead daughter I debated just putting this one down numerous times The pace of this book is as slow as a desert tortoise The story also meanders across time and place To be honest I only kept reading because other reviews mentioned how great the ending was and it was worth finishing for the ending In a way it reminded me of Lincoln in the Bardo similar language and of course the ghosts If you like that book you ll probably like this one I didn t care for either I was an outlier on that book and will probably by on this one as well Also I had to do some research but it would appear that Nora s homestead was actually in what is now New Mexico up close to the Four Corners While the author spends a lot of time writing about the homestead she didn t give me a real sense of place Anyone who has spent time in NM and AZ knows how different the landscape can be and I resented having to research it to get a better feel And despite them being down to their last cups of water huge periods of time pass when it doesn t factor into the story at all And how can there be mud in a drought Little things like that irritated me I did enjoy the story about the camels and their trek In fact the relationship between Burke and Lurie was the one part of the story I did enjoyMy thanks to netgalley and Random House for an advance copy of this book Marriage by Deception you like that book A Tangled Affair (The Pearl House you ll probably like this one I didn t care for either I was an outlier on that book and will probably by on this one as well Also I had to do some research but it would appear that Nora s homestead was actually in what is now New Mexico up close to the Four Corners While the author spends a lot of time writing about the homestead she didn t give me a real sense of place Anyone who has spent time in NM and AZ knows how different the landscape can be and I resented having to research it to get a better feel And despite them being down to their last cups of water huge periods of time pass when it doesn t factor into the story at all And how can there be mud in a drought Little things like that irritated me I did enjoy the story about the camels and their trek In fact the relationship between Burke and Lurie was the one part of the story I did enjoyMy thanks to netgalley and Random House for an advance copy of this book

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Inland by Téa Obreht

R the parched household and her elder sons who have vanished after an explosive argument Nora is biding her time with her youngest son who is convinced that a mysterious beast is stalking the land around their homeLurie is a former outlaw and a man haunted by ghosts He sees lost souls who want something from him and he finds reprieve from their longing in an unexpected relationship that inspires. Ghost whispers and camel corpsI expected to like it than I did still an okay read My favorite characters were a couple of camels

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A momentous expedition across the West The way in which Nora's and Lurie's stories intertwine is the surprise and suspense of this brilliant novelMythical lyrical and sweeping in scope Inland is grounded in true but little known history It showcases all of Téa Obreht's talents as a writer as she subverts and reimagines the myths of the American West making them entirely and unforgettably her own. Totally Hip Video Book Review of Inland