Search vwinsloe's books

Random books from vwinsloe's library

We Are Water: A Novel by Wally Lamb

The Flight of Gemma Hardy: A Novel (P.S.) by Margot Livesey

The Patron Saint of Liars: A Novel by Ann Patchett

Gone Girl: A Novel by Gillian Flynn

Robopocalypse: A Novel (Vintage Contemporaries) by Daniel H. Wilson

The Children's Book by A.S. Byatt

Among Others by Jo Walton

Members with vwinsloe's books

RSS feeds

Recently-added books

vwinsloe's reviews

Reviews of vwinsloe's books, not including vwinsloe's

Site design selection

Use the new design

Use the old design

The old design is no longer fully supported nor does it get full attention when we roll out new features. We strongly recommend using the new design.

 

Leave a comment

Comments

Hi, Valda,

I can't find the Patrick Melrose book here at home. I checked to see if it was in the student lounge, but didn't see it there. Maybe some kid is actually reading it!

Anyhow, if it turns up, I'll let you know. Meantime, if you can get them from your library, the books, in this order are:

Never Mind
Bad News
Some Hope
Mother's Milk
At Last

I thought they were very well done, each about the same character, stylistically different.

I'm sorry I couldn't come through with the books.

Jean
What a great thought! And you could be right. I saw it in the ironic/tongue-in-cheek way, but like your interpretation better. Gus was actually my favorite character in the book, and definitely carried his own sort of luck, so I shall, indeed, happily adopt your view.

I'm kind of hit and miss with Amy Bloom. I love her writing but she's very dark, too. I tend to go for more uplifting stuff, to help me through the "luck" of my own life.

Thanks for reaching out.
Help/FAQs | About | Privacy/Terms | Blog | Contact | APIs | WikiThing | Common Knowledge | Legacy Libraries | Early Reviewers | 92,141,351 books! | Top bar: Always visible