Book Reviews of The People's Act of Love

The People's Act of Love
The People's Act of Love
Author: James Meek
ISBN-13: 9781841958774
ISBN-10: 1841958778
Publication Date: 12/4/2006
Pages: 372
  • Currently 3.9/5 Stars.

3.9 stars, based on 19 ratings
Publisher: Canongate U.S.
Book Type: Paperback
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An Altogether soul-shaking novel! Reminds you of Doctor Zhivago and Anna Karenina.
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Beautiful story, a matter of intense material from the soul. I loved the author, he writes with his heart. This is a thriller and beautifully done. A story of love gone wrong. I found myself wanting to drag it out, not wanting it to end. Siberia is such a lonely place and so beautiful it makes for an intimate read. Yes , when you are finished with this novel it will be a personal thing about how you feel about what you have read. I very much enjoyed my time spent with with "The People's Act of Love".
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I think the author took two of the most outrageous aspects of Russia in the early 20th century and built a book around them. If it wasn't for my book club, I would not have finished this book. It became a "homework assignment" that I was determined to finish.