- Why I love: Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible
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Fantastic author- this just wasn't her best.
Why I love: Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible
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I've read everything written by this author and I must say, there are others I wish had been published. This is fabulously written but Jun 01, Kath rated it really liked it Shelves: own. I really like this book and i'll probably re-read it again some other time..
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The themes of marriage and conquest, particularly conquest of the Congo, are intertwined throughout The Poisonwood Bible. Pro tip, ladies: don't ever marry or even date, honestly someone who sees you as a conquest.
What are the Kilanga girls sad about? What are they happy about? And can you have marriage without sorrow?
A better question might be whether you can have adulthood without sorrow. Just like the dish in Ethan Frome , or the bowl in The Golden Bowl , this plate is a big fat symbol for the Prices' marriage, and this action represents the breaking point of Orleanna and Nathan's union.