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A couple Alongside these familiar faces and places however are new characters and their stories Betty and Luther who are struggling to keep their heads above water and their children Joy Rae and Richie out of care; eleven year old DJ who has spent much of his supposedly carefree chi. Letting go image source Eventide is the brilliant and perfect follow up to Plainsong told in the same spare language and set a couple of years later You could read it as a standalone novel but you d be missing than the half you have not read not so much in terms of plot as euilibriumEven though a notable aspect of both books is the lack of backstory and there are major characters in this who left not so much as a dusty footprint on the pages of Plainsong while some of the unfinished tracks of Plainsong eg the B

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Ldhood caring for his cantankerous grandfather Walter; DJ's friend Dena her mother and sister all of whom are trying to adjust to life and a home without the girls' fatherElouent and evocative Eventide paints a convincing compelling picture of small town life in Holt County Colorado. So beautiful maybe even slightly better than Plainsong Haruf writes from the heart and in doing so he touches ours He features good people and bad people but that s how life is Some of his characters make you want to reach out and give them a hug others you would like to be your best friends All of them are memorable and provide food for thought after the book has finishedThere are some really sad moments in Eventide I was mopping up tears over one momentous death And then there are the beautiful moments when pe

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With Victoria Roubideaux now at college the McPheron brothers are alone on their farm once again yet struggling to settle back into old ways and routines; Tom Guthrie and Maggie Jones meanwhile are finding their future together assured even while they're still finding their feet as. It was still hot outside though the sun had begun to lean to the west and the first intimations of fall were in the air that smell of dust and dry leaves that annual lonesomeness that comes of summer closing down Sixteen years ago when Eventide was first published if you had walked up to me with this book in your hand and said Here Read this It s a great book I would have said What and who is it about Where does it take place You likely would have stated Well it s about ordinary pe


10 thoughts on “Eventide

  1. says:

    “It was still hot outside though the sun had begun to lean to the west and the first intimations of fall were in the air – that smell of dust and dry leaves that annual lonesomeness that comes of summer closi

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    Where I grew up there was an old bachelor who lived about half a mile farther from town than we did He lived in a tiny shack of a house and wo

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    Eventide continues Haruf’s depiction of Holt Colorado begun in Plainsong of a small town with a wide range of humanity Like Plainsong Eventide is a beautiful work with moving characters captivating imagery and a clear view of hum

  4. says:

    This is the follow up to Plainsong returning to the small town of Holt ColoradoA few characters make appearances

  5. says:

    It's taken me a while to get here but I've spent the last two weeks in Kent Haruf's world reading Plainsong and then Eventide It's been like a religious experience His pages are a humble wooden pew in a country chapel his words are the blessings from the gentlest sermonSo gentle this sermon Nothing is pressed everything is as it is

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    Letting go image source Eventide is the brilliant and perfect follow up to Plainsong told in the same spare language and set a couple of years later You could read it as a standalone novel but you'd be missing than the half you have not read not so much in terms of plot as euilibriumEven though a notable aspect of both books is the lack of backstory and there are major characters in this who left not so much as a dusty footprint on the page

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    I've never lived in a s

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    It was with some regret that I turned the last page of “Eventide” knowing there were no volumes left for me to read in the “Plainsong trilogy” The citizens of Holt with their daily struggles and the simplicity of their rural living have become a sort of cobbled family where I feel welcome and cozy and they have tugged at my heartstrings in ways I couldn’t have anticipatedPrecisely in this volume th

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    So beautiful maybe even slightly better than Plainsong Haruf writes from the heart and in doing so he touches ours He features good

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    There's an awful lot of loneliness in this world and meanness and cruelty and feelings of inadeuacy and various other things that make being human feel like running the gauntlet just trying to make it day to day So many things out of our control events that can't be helped or made better; but then again there are those people who try in their own small way to lend a hand or an ear or maybe just a look between

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