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Nikita

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  • The Signature of All Things

    • UNABRIDGED (21 hrs and 43 mins)
    • By Elizabeth Gilbert
    • Narrated By Juliet Stevenson
    Overall
    (77)
    Performance
    (70)
    Story
    (68)

    Elizabeth Gilbert’s first novel in twelve years is an extraordinary story of botany, exploration and desire, spanning across much of the 19th century. This audiobook follows the fortunes of the brilliant Alma Whittaker (daughter of a bold and charismatic botanical explorer) as she comes into her own within the world of plants and science. As Alma’s careful studies of moss take her deeper into the mysteries of evolution, the man she loves draws her in the opposite direction into the realm of the spiritual, the divine and the magical.

    Jane says: "Superb"
    "Cruel yet fabulous!"
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    What did you love best about The Signature of All Things?

    The depth and choice of words was awesome. The characters are very interesting individuals and Elizabeth does a really good job of making them come to live. There are surprising twists and turns, I could never guess what would happen next. Though I really admired the strength and resilience of Alma Whittiker, on many instances, I really wished the author would give her break from denying her the most basic emotional support and comforts. At times I felt so sorry for Alma that I would have sent my own husband to her!


    What other book might you compare The Signature of All Things to and why?

    None, I think this is the 1st of the kind for me.


    Which scene was your favorite?

    The most memorable was in the cave with Tomorrow Morning. It reinforces my earlier comments on the unpredictability of this book. One moment, both Almer and Tomorrow Morning are mourning the death of a man they both loved, the next they shared sexual pleasures! How bizarre - she finds a man that had sex with her man, then she gave him a blowjob too! And funny enough, it felt sweet.


    2 of 2 people found this review helpful

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