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Eventide by Kent Haruf
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really liked it

This book left me melancholy, for while Plainsong was about finding family and new beginnings, this book was more about relationships ending. As a sequel to Plainsong, we continue on the journey of Victoria and the McPheron brothers, but a host of other characters are introduced. The family of Luther and Betty just about broke my heart, for there would be no happy ending for any of them, and unfortunately I have known similar families. Real life can be hard, and this book doesn't shy away from showing that. The writing remains strong, with a welcome plain spokenness, that is superior to other authors who feel they need to overwrite a story.
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January 2, 2016 – Shelved

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