Goodreads helps you keep track of books you want to read.
Start by marking “The Purple Heights” as Want to Read:
The Purple Heights
Enlarge cover
Rate this book
Clear rating
Open Preview

The Purple Heights

3.17  ·  Rating details ·  6 Ratings  ·  1 Review
The tiny brown house cuddling like a wren's nest on the edge of the longest and deepest of the tide-water coves that cut through Riverton had but four rooms in all, -the kitchen tacked to the back porch, after the fashion of South Carolina kitchens, the shed room in which Peter slept, the dining-room which was the general living-room as well, and his mother's room, which o ...more
Hardcover, 348 pages
Published June 15th 2007 by 1st World Library - Literary Society (first published 1920)
More Details... edit details

Friend Reviews

To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up.

Reader Q&A

To ask other readers questions about The Purple Heights, please sign up.

Be the first to ask a question about The Purple Heights

This book is not yet featured on Listopia. Add this book to your favorite list »

Community Reviews

(showing 1-14)
Rating details
Sort: Default
Oct 01, 2010 rated it liked it
Read this because I liked her other book. This one I didn't enjoy nearly as well. The characters were a little harder to feel invested in. I will read more of her works, I just didn't feel as moved with this book as in the last one.
Lorilynn Barth
rated it really liked it
Jul 07, 2018
Shae Warnick
rated it really liked it
Jan 26, 2015
rated it did not like it
Apr 28, 2015
rated it liked it
Oct 11, 2008
Vesna Denić
rated it really liked it
Nov 11, 2016
Jennifer Smerud-weaver
marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2014
marked it as to-read
Aug 25, 2014
marked it as to-read
Oct 08, 2014
added it
Aug 18, 2015
Donna Gabbard
marked it as to-read
Jun 10, 2017
marked it as to-read
Nov 14, 2014
Stephen Robertson
marked it as to-read
Nov 15, 2015
added it
Apr 05, 2016
There are no discussion topics on this book yet. Be the first to start one »
“Her own grandfather had been a Virginian, a descendant of Pocahontas, of course, Pocahontas having been created by Divine Providence for the specific purpose of ancestoring Virginians.” 0 likes
More quotes…