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Lambs of God by Marele Day
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really liked it
bookshelves: into-the-forest-2017

Lambs of God gifts its readers with lush imagery, memorable characters, and a pervading undercurrent of myth and magic.

It wasn't a story I was expecting to like, not only because of its religious setting, but because once I started, it took about 50 pages before I was fully settled into its world. It's slow-paced, full of vivid descriptions, slightly contrived...yet Iphigenia, Margarita, Carla, and even Father Ignatius (who I found hypocritical and didn't like much at all) were too strange to ignore, too different to dismiss outright. I'm glad I kept reading.

Recommended if you want a story about three nuns, a priest and a dilapidated monastery, tempered with magical realism.

3.5 stars
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Reading Progress

January 12, 2017 – Started Reading
January 13, 2017 – Shelved
January 13, 2017 – Shelved as: into-the-forest-2017
January 13, 2017 – Finished Reading

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