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Digging to America (Q&A)

August 20, 2008

Bybee says: I hope you’ll write a review of Digging to America because of The Korean Connection, of course!

I’m not up for writing a full review, but I will share my brief thoughts! I’ve never read Anne Tyler before, and I expected to absolutely love this. Instead, I just liked it. I thought the characters were all interesting, but the whole book felt more like a laboratory study on character than a living, breathing story. It was just missing that spark, if that makes sense!

5 Comments leave one →
  1. August 20, 2008 9:26 am

    That totally makes sense! Like when you just know that something is not right, or something is missing.

  2. August 21, 2008 1:48 am

    I agree. It wasn’t one of her really outstanding ones. But I still enjoyed it.

  3. August 21, 2008 4:31 am

    I like Anne Tyler, but I feel this way about most of her things that I’ve read. Hope you’re loving Monterey.

  4. August 21, 2008 7:28 pm

    It makes sense… I haven’t read any Tyler books in forever. I always thought of them as comfort books in a way… Do you think you’ll try another?

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