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Blood Ties
Blood Ties
Author: Jennifer Lash
Set mainly in Ireland, Jennifer Lash's dark, exhilarating novel is about the redemptive power of love. It tells of Violet Farr and her loveless marriage, her wild, unfathomable son and his illegitimate son, all of them bound together in a repeating pattern of exile and homecoming, rejection and, finally, acknowledgement and love. As Elizabeth ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9781582340036
ISBN-10: 158234003X
Publication Date: 8/15/1998
Pages: 382
  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.

3.8 stars, based on 2 ratings
Publisher: Bloomsbury USA
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback
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Astonishing in it's portrayal of humans - complicated sentance structure, perfect word play, amazing descriptions. The story itself - slightly pat, a bit hackneyed, but the words themselves make it all worthwhile.
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Pleasantly surprised! This book was a little difficult to follow in the first chapter, but once you get used to the style of writing and move past the first chapter, you'll be hooked. This is a true work of literature, not just a light read. It was truly a nice change from the usual books I've read.
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"Set mainly in ireland, Jennifer Lash's dark, exhilarating novel is about eh redemptive power of love.