I finished reading a book on the last electric reading innovation to hit the world (e-book) recently which I haven't finished telling you about. David Guterson's Snow Falling on Cedars. I read it for Banned Book week and told you a little about it here, when I hadn't quite completed it. My thoughts still stand. It is a beautifully written book that makes us question our inner-racist. And also the price of doing the right thing. You'll hold your breath for quite a bit of the last part of the book—and I won't tell you whether that breath's release will be a sigh, a grunt or a phew. You'll have to read it yourself. I'm fond of the crucible of the island, a group of people unable or unwilling to leave. That stewing in it's own cut-off community makes for characters who are idiosyncratic and unusual. A sort of concentrated humanity, more powerful. I gave it four stars, and quite a few tears.
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