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Island by Jane Rogers
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Aug 11, 09

Read in December, 2002

After several odd books, I turned to an author whose 2 previous books I read were favorites. But this one was much more narrowly personal than her two previous ones, and the main character who is the almost exclusive focus & narrator of the book, is not likable. Still, the narrative builds in power, suspense, & empathy that made it a worthwhile read, even though it doesn't correspond closely to my tastes.

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