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The Gift of Rain by Tan Twan Eng
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Dec 20, 2008

it was amazing
Recommended to Jim by: saw it on the library's new release shelf
Recommended for: almost everyone
Read in January, 2009 , read count: 1

I wish I was still reading it. Painful at times - the conflicts life brings to each of us, the conflicts our decisions bring to us, and the pain and suffering we create in ourselves and others. Uplifting - in seeking to understand that events are greater than we are and in understanding an eastern way of thinking - often in contrast to the western view of a clear right and wrong. I really enjoy stories of and set in the east - this was no exception. The author's style, language, imagery, imagination, research are all to be commended.

I would read this again.

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