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Lighthousekeeping
Lighthousekeeping
Author: Jeanette Winterson
Lighthousekeeping tells the tale of Silver ("My mother called me Silver. I was born part precious metal, part pirate."), an orphaned girl who is taken in by blind Mr. Pew, the mysterious and miraculously old keeper of a lighthouse on the Scottish coast. Pew tells Silver stories of Babel Dark, a nineteenth-century clergyman. Dark lived ...  more »
ISBN-13: 9780156032896
ISBN-10: 0156032899
Publication Date: 4/3/2006
Pages: 240
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  • Currently 3.8/5 Stars.
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3.8 stars, based on 17 ratings
Publisher: Harvest Books
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 3
I didn't like this book, it was hard to follow.
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Helpful Score: 3
Excellent storyline, well written, nuanced references to other literary works and a unique protagonist. The ending leaves the reader to make their own conclusions and I liked the enigmatic final chapter.
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Helpful Score: 2
The first 60-70% of this book was okay, and then for whatever reason, it took a totally different and difficult-to-understand turn. Or maybe I just didn't "get it" because I'm not smoking pot.
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Helpful Score: 2
Romantic, quirky and beautiful.
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Magical and wonderful.
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