Every Bitter Thing Sweet
In her richly drawn debut novel, A Thirst for Rain, Roslyn Carrington took readers to the foothills of northern Trinidad and into a close-knit community of men and woman who struggled against grinding poverty -- and yet dared to reach for a life of beauty and meaning. Now, Carrington brings the same breathtaking emotional intensity and dazzling wordcraft to "Every Bitter T...more
Paperback, 305 pages
Published August 1st 2001 by Kensington
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I have read the book every bitter thing sweet twice. I found this book to be very interesting. The name of the book is actually apart of a proverb. This tile caught my because this one of my moms favorite saying “ the full soul lathneth an honeycomb; but to the hungry soul every bitter thing is sweet”. Every bitter thing sweet is about different generations of people struggling to make life better for them on the island of Trinidad. Rory and Odile are the main character, and the book is based ar...more
Ms Carrington's characters are so beautifully written that you feel everything they go through as intensely as they do. Every Bitter Thing Sweet is a heart-warming conclusion to A Thirst For Rain, a novel that haunted me with its beauty and its unforgettable characters.