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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

I read this book twice, I couldn't get enough

I LOVE AMABELLE'S STRENGTH, LOVE AND DEDICATION TO THE ONES SHE LOVED. SHE DIDN'T GIVE UP ON FINDING SEBASTIEN, THE ONLY ONE SHE EVER LOVED. SHE DIDN'T WANT TO DIE, SHE WANTED TO LIVE FOR HER PARENTS AND SEBASTIEN. IN HAITI, I USED TO HEAR RUMORS ABOUT HOW HAITIANS W...
I LOVE AMABELLE'S STRENGTH, LOVE AND DEDICATION TO THE ONES SHE LOVED. SHE DIDN'T GIVE UP ON FINDING SEBASTIEN, THE ONLY ONE SHE EVER LOVED. SHE DIDN'T WANT TO DIE, SHE WANTED TO LIVE FOR HER PARENTS AND SEBASTIEN. IN HAITI, I USED TO HEAR RUMORS ABOUT HOW HAITIANS WERE TREATED IN DOMINICAN REPUBLIC BACK THEN, BUT I FINALLY BELIEVED. THIS BOOK TOOK ME TO A PLACE I'VE NEVER EVEN BEEN TO.

posted by Anonymous on July 1, 2001

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1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

The Farming of Bones

The Farming of Bones was a book that I was very unsure about in several areas while I was reading it. I felt that the style of writing throughout the book was inconsistent. Sometimes it would be interesting, detailed, and easy to read, while other times it was unclear a...
The Farming of Bones was a book that I was very unsure about in several areas while I was reading it. I felt that the style of writing throughout the book was inconsistent. Sometimes it would be interesting, detailed, and easy to read, while other times it was unclear and lengthy with extemporaneous discriptions. The actual plot of The Farming of Bones was interesting, but it could not always be easily understood. For example, the ending; it was difficult to decipher whether Amabelle was cleansing herself in the river or committing suicide. It is understandable that maybe the author wanted an element of mystery, but it left the book without any closure.
I would not recommend The Farming of Bones to someone looking for a light, easy read. The book was complex and depressing; it was probably more appealing to someone who likes analysis and intricate themes.

posted by dcicero on November 7, 2008

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 7, 2008

    The Farming of Bones

    The Farming of Bones was a book that I was very unsure about in several areas while I was reading it. I felt that the style of writing throughout the book was inconsistent. Sometimes it would be interesting, detailed, and easy to read, while other times it was unclear and lengthy with extemporaneous discriptions. The actual plot of The Farming of Bones was interesting, but it could not always be easily understood. For example, the ending; it was difficult to decipher whether Amabelle was cleansing herself in the river or committing suicide. It is understandable that maybe the author wanted an element of mystery, but it left the book without any closure. <BR/> I would not recommend The Farming of Bones to someone looking for a light, easy read. The book was complex and depressing; it was probably more appealing to someone who likes analysis and intricate themes.

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