The Illegal The Illegal question

Does this book have too many characters or is it just me?
Rod Raglin Rod Oct 11, 2016 12:33AM
Are you needing a score card to keep up with the number of characters Lawrence Hill has created in this book or is it just me?
Perhaps he needs them to give the many sides of the illegal immigrant debate, but it's bogging down the narrative for me.

Do you find he could do more showing and less telling?

I couldn't keep track of them, and I didn't care!

Rod Raglin My feelings exactly, Judith, only you're too kind. Yet this book has had glowing reviews including one in the NYT as well as winning the Canada Reads ...more
Mar 27, 2017 11:01PM · flag

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