Review: Andrew Miller’s “Pure”

by writereaderly

andrew miller pureLoaned by AJ, this prize-winning novel tells of Ingénieur Jean-Baptiste Baratte’s mission to dismantle les Innocents cemetery in Paris in the late 18th century. Well crafted, interesting, a commendable read. I’m not dazzled, but will continue to read Miller’s work.

Where it came from: AJ’s Bookshelf
Time and manner of reading:
Couchy, beddy reads yesterday and today
Where it went: Home
Reminds me of/that: Pantaleón and the Visitors by Mario Vargas Llosa; also Rose Tremain’s Restoration
Who I’d recommend it to:

Also reading: Rabbit #4; How to Read a Poem by Edward Hirsch; The Amazing Adventures of Kavalier & Clay by Michael Chabon; Being Alive edited by Neil Astley; The Light between Oceans by M.L. Stedman; The Rings of Saturn by W.G. Sebald

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