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Home Parallels The Story Told In Robinson S Pulitzer Prize Winning Gilead It Is A Moving And Healing Book About Families, Family Secrets, And The Passing Of The Generations, About Love And Death And FaithHundreds Of Thousands Were Enthralled By The Luminous Voice Of John Ames In Gilead Marilynne Robinson S Pulitzer Prize Winning Novel Home Is An Entirely Independent, Deeply Affecting Novel That Takes Place Concurrently In The Same Locale, This Time In The Household Of Reverend Robert Boughton, Ames S Closest Friend Glory Boughton, Aged Thirty Eight, Has Returned To Gilead To Care For Her Dying Father Soon Her Brother, Jack The Prodigal Son Of The Family, Gone For Twenty Years Comes Home Too, Looking For Refuge And Trying To Make Peace With A Past Littered With Tormenting Trouble And Pain Jack Is One Of The Great Characters In Recent Literature A Bad Boy From Childhood, An Alcoholic Who Cannot Hold A Job, He Is Perpetually At Odds With His Surroundings And With His Traditionalist Father, Though He Remains Boughton S Most Beloved Child Brilliant, Lovable, And Wayward, Jack Forges An Intense Bond With Glory And Engages Painfully With Ames, His Godfather And Namesake Home Is A Moving And Healing Book About Families, Family Secrets, And The Passing Of The Generations, About Love And Death And Faith It Is Robinson S Greatest Work, An Unforgettable Embodiment Of The Deepest And Most Universal Emotions Home

About the Author: Marilynne Robinson

Her 1980 novel, Housekeeping, won a Hemingway Foundation PEN Award for best first novel and was nominated for the Pulitzer Prize for Fiction Her second novel, Gilead, was acclaimed by critics and received the 2005 Pulitzer Prize for Fiction, the 2004 National Book Critics Circle Award for Fiction, and the 2005 Ambassador Book Award Her third novel, Home, was published in 2008 and was nominated for both the National Book Award and the National Book Critics Circle Award it won the Orange Prize.

10 thoughts on “Home

  1. says:

    Is it even POSSIBLE that this is one of the BEST FICTION BOOKS ever written about what HOME represents in our lives the good the bad and the ugly even those last three words don t really fit but it communicates quickly for short review purposes HOME IS WHERE THE HEART IS not always YOU CAN NEVER RETURN HOME sometimes you can HOME.has a deep e

  2. says:

    I don t think I have ever read a novel that so accurately describes the thoughts and actions and motivations of human beings There was not one false note in this entire book People acted in this book how they actually do in real life at least in my experience Their feelings of love and anger and self hate were so acute, I often found myself rela

  3. says:

    A well respected retired Presbyterian minister is old and in ill health in a small town in Iowa He s a widower with eight children four boys, four girls He ran a tight religious ship at home regular church attendance, grace at every meal, Bible reading, no swearing, etc Six of the kids did well They married, had kids of their own, and are successfu

  4. says:

    4.5 stars If you ve read Gilead or Lila the characters will be familiar, but yet the story is told from a different perspective The focus of this story is on Jack Boughton, the wayward son of retired minister, the aging Robert Boughton Jack returns home to Gilead, seeking an understanding of himself, seeking answers to the question of whether or not h

  5. says:

    Home is not a sequel to Gilead , it is a story that lapses at the same time but told from a different perspective In fact, this novel could easily be read as a treatise about family, a sort of rich catalog of the varied ways in which a father can hurt a son, a brother can hurt a sister, or vice versa, precisely because they love each other It s a sad sto

  6. says:

    It was an interesting experience for me to read this book, since I have not now been a member of a church since I was 28 and I now near 63 Agnostic is how I identify my religious faith on Facebook Depending on whom it is I talk with, I can teeter in different directions The church I was raised to attend is the Dutch Christian Reformed Church, and my pastor

  7. says:

    This book is simply beautiful and heartbreaking.I started getting emotional, tears started welling up on page 26, when I read this about a sister awaiting her prodigal brother homecoming after twenty years of his absence Glory had her own hopes, which were also too high that this visit would happen at all, that it would be interesting, and that Jack would not

  8. says:

    I love this book I had a good, long weep after finishing it But that s not why I love it I ve been sitting here trying to analyze exactly why I love it so much but words are failing me and you know that never happens So here goes Her other books are also wonderful, but this one makes me sure that Marilynne Robinson is one of the greatest writers alive today That

  9. says:

    5 stars The hope that I will find a book like this one is the reason I read.Home A word that conveys so many different meanings that for each person it is as individual as a fingerprint For Jack Boughton, it is a place he has run from, longed for, and never quite fit into For his sister, Glory, it is a place she loves, wishes to escape from, but knows she will be ti

  10. says:

    It expresses the will of God to sustain us in this flesh, in this life Weary or bitter or bewildered as we may be, God is faithful He lets us wander so we will know what it means to come home.

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