Every so often I mention in a review that this or that writer is one of those I can't forget long enough to enjoy the story. Sometimes the problem is affected diction or a literary style I find more distracting than innovative or lovely. Other times it's a teacherly stance the author takes and I feel that I'm sitting in a lecture hall instead of in the corner of my ugly, late 90's, blue plaid s...
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“Ordinary homesickness is a miserable feeling, a temporary illness healed by reunion or return. But pining for a home that exists only in your memory is a more chronic ailment. It flares up painfully then subsides, but it's never really cured.”
Cheryl Anne Tuggle,