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Eager reader of history, mystery, classics, biographies, steampunk, lit fic, science, scifi, and etc. My reviews are mostly positive--I rarely finish or write about books I don't enjoy. My TBR is too high for that.

Come Back to Sorrento

Come Back to Sorrento - Dawn Powell, Tim Page Come Back to Sorrento is a beautifully written, tenderly told, sometimes painfully insightful novel about the stories people make up to give their lives a feeling of purpose, inevitability, and magnificence. Set in small town Ohio, it’s mainly the story of two friends, a soprano who became a wife and mother instead of an acclaimed artist, and a high school music instructor who bases his self worth on a continually recollected year he spent in Paris among writers and musicians. Together the two create such a wonderful ongoing narrative of their lives and talents that they are lost without each other.