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The Bell at Sealey Head
This was my first time to read anything of McKillip's, and I'm not sure that starting with this one was a great choice, according to many folks who have said this is one of their least favorites of hers. But I liked it. The language right at the beginning was a little too flowery for my taste, but either it was only really like that on the first few pages, or I just learned to tune it out, because I don't have that impression of the rest of the book. I think the main thing that kept me from loving this story was that, to me, it seemed like there just wasn't a whole lot of depth to it. The characters were fairly shallowly drawn and I didn't have much interest in anyone besides Judd and Gwyneth, and I felt like there were a lot of holes in the story as to the hows and whys things were the way they were. I felt like it was a pretty story, but it could have been a really beautiful one with a little more...well, just with a little more. I'll definitely read another book of hers though, especially if this is one of the worst she's got!
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