Marilynne Robinson's Gilead.

Reading between the lines.
Dec. 6 2004 1:32 PM

Amazing Grace

The extraordinarily suspenseful beauty of Marilynne Robinson's Gilead.

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If you have finished the book, and want to compare your reading with mine, I ruin the suspense by spelling out just what I think Robinson is hinting at here. Everyone else, go up into Gilead, and take balm. It will not be in vain.

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