Dreamers of the Day

dreamersDreamers of the Day
by Mary Doria Russell
2008 / 288 pages
read by Ann Marie Lee – 11h 26m
rating:  5 / historical fiction

I was so prepared to enjoy this –  I’ve read all her other novels,  including the latest one,  Epigraph,  and I’ve enjoyed them all – until now.  Russell’s main claim to fame is her first novel,  The Sparrow of 1996 (link to Wiki article) and she’s not achieved those heights since although the writing is equally good – the originality of that marvelous book is missing.  (Maybe I would have liked this book better had I not had the expectations of another The Sparrow.)  I think all of her awards have been for that book.  >>>>MORE>>>>

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