Skip to content

Book Review – New Titles From John Irving, Jo Baker

Locks Pharmacy

BCGEU

Cottonwood Center

Small Business BC

Community Futures

Diabetes Association

Chill TV

Unique Thrifting

Reviews By Ann Soutar – FVN – Jo Baker – A Country Road, A Tree and John Irving – Avenue of Mysteries.

A Country Road, A Tree – Jo Baker

The incredible tale of a young unknown writer from Ireland who finds himself caught up in Paris at the time of the Nazi invasion. This is a remarkable story of survival and determination and also a tale of love. It is set in 1939 and is beautifully written.

4 stars +

 

Avenue of Mysteries – John Irving

The story of a 14-year-old boy and his 13-year-old sister, growing up in poverty in Mexico. Jaun Diego’s struggle to survive with his mind reading sister. Irving weaves a magical tale that runs the gamut from poverty to success. Avenue of Mysteries is the story of what happens to Juan Diego in the Phillipines, where what happened to him in the past – in Mexico – collides with his future.

5 stars

Share This:

Share on facebook
Share on twitter
Share on pinterest
Share on linkedin

No comment yet, add your voice below!


Add a Comment

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

12 − 1 =

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

On Key

Related Posts