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Most Helpful Favorable Review

2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

Probably my all-time favorite

Like the headline says, probably one of my favorite all-time books. I felt like I had a relationship with the characters, and literally cried when it ended. Felt like a horrible break-up. I recommend this book to anyone and everyone.

posted by webbfam_moejoe on February 16, 2009

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Most Helpful Critical Review

1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

Jubilee - Worth a read.

Jubilee starts off wonderfully, but the last two parts lose momentum. The character of Vyry is amazingly powerful, but she is almost too perfect to be real. Her optimism and willingness to move forward are commendable, but the reader is left wondering about residual a...
Jubilee starts off wonderfully, but the last two parts lose momentum. The character of Vyry is amazingly powerful, but she is almost too perfect to be real. Her optimism and willingness to move forward are commendable, but the reader is left wondering about residual anger and resentment that could understandably arise from being enslaved since childhood. The chapters are often interrupted by historical information. While this adds validity to the story, it often interrupts the action, and some of the facts are incorrect. Overall, Jubilee is worth reading. It presents a very strong female character, and strong women are typically underrepresented in novels.

posted by Anonymous on January 29, 2006

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 29, 2006

    Jubilee - Worth a read.

    Jubilee starts off wonderfully, but the last two parts lose momentum. The character of Vyry is amazingly powerful, but she is almost too perfect to be real. Her optimism and willingness to move forward are commendable, but the reader is left wondering about residual anger and resentment that could understandably arise from being enslaved since childhood. The chapters are often interrupted by historical information. While this adds validity to the story, it often interrupts the action, and some of the facts are incorrect. Overall, Jubilee is worth reading. It presents a very strong female character, and strong women are typically underrepresented in novels.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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