January 22

House of Sand and Fog

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You’ve heard the expression, “It was like watching a train wreck.”  This is like reading a train wreck.   For me, the power of this book rests in the characters.  Each is tremendously flawed, yet so carefully and intimately developed that I was left with an equal measure of understanding and disbelief.  Because of this wonderful and thorough crafting, as often as I found myself saying, “Oh!  Please, don’t do that!”  I also found myself saying, “There, but for the grace of God, go I.”

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