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Subject: Have you read Cloudsplitter?
Date Posted: 9/3/2008 9:50 PM ET
Member Since: 7/24/2005
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This book was recommended to me, and it sounded like something I would be interested in.

I am about 30-40 pages into this massive novel and am just not connecting with it yet.   It is not that I think the writing is bad... more that it doesn't flow smoothly for me yet.

Just curious if you think this is worth sticking with.

Date Posted: 9/4/2008 6:48 AM ET
Member Since: 3/10/2006
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Keep with it, if you can.  I remember thinking the same, but it really is an amazing book.   Russell Banks is one of my fave authors, and I consider this one of his best.

Date Posted: 9/5/2008 2:25 PM ET
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Okay, I am about 75 pages into it now (out of 740 some!) and it is getting more engaging.  I think that the style of the story telling was just hard to get into in the beginning.  Now, it seems that he is telling a clearer story.  And yes, I had heard this is an awesome book!  thanks