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Gilead

Gilead - Marilynne Robinson

Gilead by Marilynne Robinson is a dying pastor's epistle for his seven year old son and a philosophical reflection on his own life. I feel like I did not truly understand this book, perhaps not picking up on all the theological references. However, it leaves me thinking and I am engaged enough to want to understand. Many unanswered questions remain, but the book feels complete. We hear only John Ames' perspective, but I am left caring about all of them – fictional characters who leave a very real, lingering impact.

 

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