The Bridge of San Luis Rey

The Bridge of San Luis Rey

Book - 1962
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Publisher: London : Longman, 1962
ISBN: 9780582348585
0582348587
Branch Call Number: FIC/WIL

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AL_ANDREW Aug 02, 2016

One of those books where you wonder "what's the point of this?" while reading, and once you finish you realize that's exactly the point. Descriptive language with a meaningful, reassuring message.

TSCPL_ChrisB Jun 05, 2016

Given the beauty of the language and the mere 140 pages of the story, there is no reason not to read The Bridge of San Luis Rey. Unfortunately, in such a short space, there isn't time to really connect with the characters.

very odd writing style with which I am not comfortable. None of the characters matter as they tumble over the bridge into oblivian and the surprise burning of the author as a heritic has little appeal to human interest nor does it struggle to take its place as an interesting sidebar to the history of the inquisition.

ParkRidgeRS Nov 09, 2011

Overall our evening book discussion found Wilder's novel to have a unique style, it was impactful, and spoke of universal truths. The theme resonates today with its message of love, our mission in life, and our purpose. The majority of our group found it excellent, but all agreed that it was a interesting, creative, and enjoyable read.

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GummiGirl
Oct 18, 2011

Dated, but well written with some memorable characters.

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ladyparasol
Nov 18, 2010

This book is brilliant. Writing is so good it almost makes you cry.

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