My Photo

2023

2022

2021

2020

2019

2018

2017

2015

2014

2013

2012

2011

Cornflower book group

« Time travel | Main | Good lines: brief encounters »

Comments

Feed You can follow this conversation by subscribing to the comment feed for this post.

Susan in TX

I actually have the first two books on my shelf waiting for me to get to them. I keep getting articles from people about her -- maybe this is serendipitous that I should put a higher priority on getting to them? :) Reading this link, I found myself even more interested in her nonfiction book, Mother Country. But, as she said herself at the end of the article, "But then I come home and I think, I have all of this work to do. Look at all of these books I haven’t read."
Thanks for the link!

JoannaD

They are some of the best books I have ever read. In fact, I think Gilead is my all time favourite novel.

Anbolyn

Housekeeping is phenomenal. I read it 3 or 4 years ago and it still frequently pops into my mind. It left me breathless.

Mary

I've read all three, more than once. And I've been to Sandpoint and seen the railroad bridge that figures in Housekeeping. She does capture the feel of the woods and the water of northern Idaho.

Stuck-in-a-book.blogspot.com

Gilead is on my must-read-so-very-soon shelf... but has been there for a couple of months already

Simon T

Oops, not sure why it signed me in with that my blog as my username, instead of my name...

lizzysiddal

Home was my 2009 Book of the Year. As a result, I haven't read the others this year - I wanted to give other authors a fair crack at the whip! :)

http://lizzysiddal.wordpress.com/2009/05/11/home-marilynne-robinson/

Ros

I read Gilead a few years ago and agree with others that it is a very good book, though I didn't fall in love with it.

Harriet

I've read and loved Housekeeping and Gilead. Keep meaning to get hold of Home but haven't done so yet. Something to look forward to.

Jessica

I brought Housekeeping the other day but have yet to read it. I have to admit she isn't an author I had heard of until I started my 'American project' but I am looking forward to reading it.

Aussie Girl

I read and loved Gilead but I'm afraid I remember next to nothing of the contents. I discovered this when I bought a copy of Home. It continues the story of one of the characters, of whom I have no recollection. I will re-read it before starting Home. Two for the price of one for my ever growing tbr pile. And it sounds like Housekeeping will have to be added too.

adele geras

She is one of the greats, no question about it! These three books are among my favourites of all time....wonderful stuff and you kind of feel she'd be more feted if she were a bloke, or am I being unfair? Great American Novel? Look no further!

Kinna

I have Home on my TBR. I wonder, is it necessary to read Gilead before Home in order to fully appreciate Home?

Mary

Kinna, Gilead and Home are much the same story told from two different points of view. Start with Gilead and Home will mean much more to you.

Verify your Comment

Previewing your Comment

This is only a preview. Your comment has not yet been posted.

Working...
Your comment could not be posted. Error type:
Your comment has been posted. Post another comment

The letters and numbers you entered did not match the image. Please try again.

As a final step before posting your comment, enter the letters and numbers you see in the image below. This prevents automated programs from posting comments.

Having trouble reading this image? View an alternate.

Working...

Post a comment

Your Information

(Name and email address are required. Email address will not be displayed with the comment.)

Blackwell's

Please note

  • Sidebar book cover thumbnail pictures are affiliate links to Amazon, and the storefront links to Blackwell's and The Book Depository are also affiliated; should you purchase a book directly through those links, I will receive a small commission. Older posts may also contain affiliate links to one of those bookshops. I am not paid to produce content and all opinions are my own.

A request

  • If you wish to use any original images or content from this site, please contact me.

The Book Depository

  • Free Delivery on all Books at the Book Depository

Cornflower Book Group: read

2010

2009

Statcounter 2

  • Statcounter 2