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A Patchwork Planet

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 1, 2007

    What happened to the end?

    I really enjoyed this until I came to the last two pages. It leaves you up in the air, just chopped off from all the loose ends. What became of all the relationships? What about the money? It needs about 50 more pages.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted November 9, 2003

    Book for Junior research paper

    This was the second Anne Tyler book i have read, and I loved it. I usually don't like school assigned authors, but Anne Tyler is amazing! I really think she has evolved as a writer since A Tin Can Tree which was the first book i have read by her.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2003

    Disappointing Ending

    I liked the feeling of "Patchwork Planet", it most defintely has a distinct flow to it. I had never read anything by Anne Tyler before this and I think that I would like to try her other works. An intersting read that makes you think. The ending was a disappointment though.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted August 18, 2002

    Read this book NOW!

    This was, without a doubt, fantastic. The first book I have read by this author, I was stunned by how real and true the characters were. It desereves 4 1/2 stars. Its one for everyone. Great!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2002

    15/f - LOVED this book

    this book was soooo good, it kept me so interested. i usually can't finish books, but for some reason this book just makes you want to keep going!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 14, 2001

    A Fine Read!

    Even though I find Anne Tyler's characters 'interesting' most of the time I don't like them very much. I LOVED Barnaby!!! He's a lovable looser who finds his niche in the world in spite of family pressures and the fact that hardly anyone trusts him except the old people he serves. What I liked about the book in particular is the descriptions of growing old, what it's like, how difficult it is, how sad, and how fine when it's done with dignity. And I loved the way Barnaby goes from lovable looser to real manhood. Wonderful read!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted June 15, 2001

    A great ride on a bumpy road!

    A Patchwork Planet is no different than life itself. Ups and downs, colors and shapes, certainties and uncertainties are intertwined beautifully by Anne Tyler, the pieces slowly moving together to form a very interesting picture. One minute you love Barnaby Gaitlin, the next you are not so sure. Just like any genuine person you know. The end leaves you with the desire to follow and speculate more about these complex characters. This novel would be great as a movie.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 12, 2001

    Won over

    I have read a lot of Anne Tyler, and have learned to stick with her-it always takes a chapter or two to get the whole picture. True for this book as well. At first I had a hard time finding sympathy for her main character, but of course I was won over in the end. As usual, she keeps the reader hanging just a bit at the end, wanting to know more. Loved it anyway.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted February 13, 2000

    It's A Patchwork Alright

    A Patchwork PLanet has all the makings of a wonderful story, but meanders aimlessly from one 'client' to the next in search of a interesting plot. I had to force myself to finish it. Much like Mrs. Glynn's memory, this book would best be forgotten.

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