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Prodigal Summer

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

4 out of 7 people found this review helpful.

One of my favorite books by one of my favorite authors

This book is very sensual and the descriptions of summer and the way all animals and insects communicate through non-verbal methods is beautiful and memorable. It is beautifully written and a great introduction to this author if you haven't read her before. If you lik...
This book is very sensual and the descriptions of summer and the way all animals and insects communicate through non-verbal methods is beautiful and memorable. It is beautifully written and a great introduction to this author if you haven't read her before. If you like Barbara Kingsolver you will love this book.

posted by jburke on January 2, 2010

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Most Helpful Critical Review

8 out of 14 people found this review helpful.

Really Boring

I don't understand what all these other reviewers saw that I didn't see, but I thought this book was very boring. Way too many details about everything. I breezed over a lot to try and just get through it because I don't like to give up on a book, but I put this one a...
I don't understand what all these other reviewers saw that I didn't see, but I thought this book was very boring. Way too many details about everything. I breezed over a lot to try and just get through it because I don't like to give up on a book, but I put this one away unfinished.

posted by Anonymous19 on May 2, 2010

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2001

    Awful, Awful, Awful

    I'm not sure which book the other reviewers picked up, but this effort by Kingsolver wasn't worth the paper it was printed on.

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