The Falls - Joyce Carol Oates Reviews
Description:ISBN 0007196741 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Joyce Carol Oates / Paperback / 400 Pages / Book is published 2005-07-04 by HarperPerennial
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by cerys82 - written on 31/08/09, updated on 31/08/09 (Very useful, 56 readings)
times utterly devastating. I have never read any of Oates previous works but the style of writing reminded me a lot of one of my favourite writers - Carol Shields. A lot of the detail is in the seemingly mundane and it is this detail which makes the reader care about the character and empathise as much as I came to as time went on. This is really a literary equivalent to fly-on-the-wall in part! The crime that sets into motion the chain of events that follows is really a catalyst but not a be-all-and-end-all. What follows is a strange mixture of both inevitability and unpredictability as you find in real life. I was utterly engrossed in the story and loved the ...
My Sister My Love - Joyce Carol OatesHeadline grabbling thriller with literary merit (312 words)
by grey0220 - written on 29/10/09, updated on 29/10/09 (Very useful, 9 readings)
bulk of this novel, and the characters are richly drawn. The story, clearly, grabs the attention, and impels you to keep reading. I found the family entirely believable, though the life that the mother is able to build for herself post-tragedy, when compared to the infamy that Mrs Ramsay ended her life amidst, stretches the imagination. However, I had never read Joyce Carol Oates before, but I will now be keeping an eye out for her other works. She believably inhabits this 20-something male s voice, and I m interested to see how she tackles her other ...