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“I’ve finally recognized my body for what it is: a personality-delivery system, designed expressly to carry my character from place to place, now and in the years to come. It’s like a car, and while I like a red convertible or even a Bentley as well as the next person, what I really need are four tires and an engine.”
I got lost in this quiet study of a woman's life, from youth to old age. Another great work from McDermott.
Songs of Willow Frost: A Novel by Jamie Ford 4 stars This book is about a young Chinese orphan and his eventual re-connection with his mother. It was an enjoyable read but I wasn't very drawn to the character of Willow Frost. It is a sad story of love, loss and longing. 45/2013
The Rocks: A Novel - “Irresistibly sunny… Set in the brightly lit Mediterranean amid old olive trees and sexual intrigue, music and wine and beautiful women… Propulsive.” –The New York Times Book Review “The perfect book for pretending it’s already beach season.” –O, The Oprah Magazine A romantic page-tu... - ehowsuperstore.co...