K's Reviews > Love Medicine

Love Medicine by Louise Erdrich
Rate this book
Clear rating

by
F 50x66
's review
May 07, 08

bookshelves: maybe-it-s-me

Louise Erdrich is a good writer, and I enjoyed "The Last Report on the Miracles at Little No Horse" and "The Master Butchers' Singing Club." However, "Love Medicine" was just too dark and gritty for me. Serious dysfunction and physical abuse, alcoholism, infidelity, poverty, etc. There was a little redemption at the end, but it didn't make up for the depressing feeling I was left with overall.

I picked up "The Beet Queen" at the same sale; we'll see if it's any better but I think I need a break first.
1 like · Likeflag

Sign into Goodreads to see if any of your friends have read Love Medicine.
Sign In »

Comments (showing 1-1 of 1) (1 new)

dateDown arrow    newest »

message 1: by Riv (new)

Riv just started "a plague of doves"--seems very familiar to one of her others, though I can't remember which; I'll let you know...


back to top