[PDF/EPUB] Icebergs A Novel ✓ Rebecca Johns



10 thoughts on “Icebergs A Novel

  1. says:

    There's much I like about this book including some beautiful writing and the Canadian setting in the first section What threw me off was the

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    Rebecca Johns is a good enough writer but this book seems to be the effort of a lazy writer She begins a story line beautifully; however she jumps out of the original thread to another which takes place than twenty years later If she feels the need to fill in a missing piece about the intervening years she does it in a uick flashback a device I have noticed coming out of the Iowa Writers' Workshop lately As a result the book comes off as an

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    Such a beautifully written book a remarkable debut for this Illinois author The story unfolds in three eras 1944 when a Canadian military crew crash lands in Newfoundland and the crew's young wives in Ontario await the ne

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    This book was first published in 2006 Several years ago it was removed from our library's shelves and sold in their book sale This is where I bought it It's been sitting on my bookshelves since then What a find A very compelling story over a period of 50 years in Canada and the US interesting characters different families whose lives are interconnected A real pleasure

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    Outstanding Remarkable for a first novel Wang to read

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    It wasfine I had high expectations and the book's teaser of a secret that will shake their existence was not at all something that happened Spoiler and not a big one a girl kissed a guy when she was married A guy lied and got engaged to anothe

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    An interesting novel not ground breaking but an enjoyable read not the least because it is set in the unusual backdrop of Canadians drafted during WWII and of immigrant Canadians to the US drafted during the Vietnam war However I found the tag line Two wars two families united by tragedy bound by deceit a bit excessive as there isn't much a deceit to speak of it is there but it is not dramatised much and doesn't impact the characters muc

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    I liked this book but there were too many gaps What happened when Walt came home? Too much skipping ahead I know there were flashbacks from different viewpoints but still too much left out I suppose it kind of came together at the end but not as much as much as I would like

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    I would have loved this even if I didn't know the author It's really ambitious and fascinating

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READ ó SUBTENSE.CO.UK Î Rebecca Johns

Ador but the lives of their two families remain forever entwined An ambitious and lyrical debut novel Icebergs explores how tragedies narrowly averted can alter the course of lives as drastically as those met head. I liked this book but there were too many gaps What happened when Walt came home Too much skipping ahead I know there were flashbacks from different viewpoints but still too much left out I suppose it kind of came together at the end but not as much as much as I would like Flat World Navigation lives of their two families remain forever entwined An ambitious and A House of My Own Stories from My Life lyrical debut novel Icebergs explores how tragedies narrowly averted can alter the course of Under Her Command (The Bosss Pet, lives as drastically as those met head. I El Gaucho Martín FierroLa vuelta de Martín Fierro liked this book but there were too many gaps What happened when Walt came home Too much skipping ahead I know there were flashbacks from different viewpoints but still too much Fragonard Art and Eroticism left out I suppose it kind of came together at the end but not as much as much as I would

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Icebergs A Novel

In World War II Canada Walt Dun and Al Clark are the only members of their bomber crew to survive a plane wreck on Newfoundland's Labrador coast but now they must fight injuries and cold in the sub zero wilderness. There s much I like about this book including some beautiful writing and the Canadian setting in the first section What threw me off was the structure I was committed to a set of characters in the 1944 section I was unprepared to switch not only time period section two jumps to 1967 then to 1999but POV I wasn t ready to leave the original characters it took me a long time to feel connected to their children 23 years later I never got into the swing of things for the rest of the book Characters I most loved and wanted to spend time with became peripheral shadows in the background This book reminded me of how much I occasionally bond with one or characters who remain with me long after I finish the book A House of My Own Stories from My Life like about this book including some beautiful writing and the Canadian setting in the first section What threw me off was the structure I was committed to a set of characters in the 1944 section I was unprepared to switch not only time period section two jumps to 1967 then to 1999but POV I wasn t ready to Under Her Command (The Bosss Pet, leave the original characters it took me a El Gaucho Martín FierroLa vuelta de Martín Fierro long time to feel connected to their children 23 years Fragonard Art and Eroticism later I never got into the swing of things for the rest of the book Characters I most The Monarchs Are Missing long after I finish the book

READ ó SUBTENSE.CO.UK Î Rebecca Johns

On the home front in a small Canadian farming community Walt's young wife Dottie struggles with her own battles loneliness worry and an attraction to an itinerant farm worker Only one man comes home alive from Labr. It wasfine I had high expectations and the book s teaser of a secret that will shake their existence was not at all something that happened Spoiler and not a big one a girl kissed a guy when she was married A guy lied and got engaged to another woman while married And then he died so you can t at all see what would have happened These things were tangential to the story not really that relevant The setting itself Canada in the second world war was new and interesting I really wish I would have felt invested in that tale I will say I read this on kindle so I don t know if this happened in the book but the book jumped time a fair amount and there were no paragraph or line breaks when that happened in my kindle version There were normally lines plus a small indent for paragraphs but then if it was switching to 20 years ago or 30 years forward it just kept going Maddening It sometimes took me a page or two to realize Oh We ve switched again Sonofagun