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Patrick Somerville

3.54 of 5 Votes: 2
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Books by Patrick Somerville
The Cradle (2009)
3.38 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: This book feels so much like a re-told myth that I looked up a few reviews to see if some reviewer could clue me in on the origin story. As far as I can tell, there isn't one. Somerville uses the powerful tools of myth—magical object, a quest, characters who might have some super...
De wieg (2000)
3.38 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: I was immediately pulled into the book from the start. The families are interesting and the story line kept me turning the pages to figure out how in the world this was going to end. There was a point I thought I didn't want to finish it but I kept going. So many real life famili...
This Bright River (2012)
3.55 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I was looking forward to this novel, as I enjoyed The Cradle very much. This Bright River is a really well-written book, and has a suspenseful, non-chronological plot that kept me guessing until the end. It's also very insightful about human nature, rage, privilege, domestic abus...
The Universe in Miniature in Miniature (2010)
4.08 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: This book is terrific. The stories deal with metaphysical, emotional 'big-picture' ideas against surreal but almost prosaic backgrounds. Somerville asks you to make pretty big leaps of faith with his premises--for example, the Earth has stopped spinning on its axis and the main...
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