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10 thoughts on “Illumination Night

  1. says:

    Vonny and Andre live in Martha's vineyard with their son Simon and live next door to an old women whose granddaughter ends up moving in The story just follows them around for two years There was really no story line or plot here and the characters felt one dimensional I enjoyed the writing and I loved the giant but everyone else was pretty

  2. says:

    Alice Hoffman’s books are not the kind you read and soon forget Instead they haunt you for years after you finish them reminding you to search for light in darkness They don’t impose their presence though They seem to come to us as a mem

  3. says:

    ILLUMINATION NIGHT is so beautifully written it almost feels like a fairy tale I don't remember a book by Alice Hoffman which I did not love I highly recommend giving this wonderful book a try

  4. says:

    For a book called Illumination Night there sure is a shadow over this story The majority of the time the characters are all in significant inner turmoil They have their brief glimpses of joy but then the perspective shifts back to another character in angst I also find the dolefulness of the characters overly

  5. says:

    one of my favorite alice hoffman books aside from the river king her old stuff is soooooooo much better than the newso much betteranyhow it takes place on the vineyard which was excellent becuase i could picture everything in my brain also her imagery and prose is aMAZing; it's like one really long poem rahter than a novel the characers ar

  6. says:

    I picked up this book on a summer vacation in Martha's Vineyard and was both charmed and entertained by it The tradition of Illumination Night and the summer gatherings of Methodist families on the island make a kind of magical firefly lit ambiance for this tale of people young and old whose lives intersect in unexpected waysThe most fascinating character for me was the agoraphobic young wife trapped in her house by fears she can barely art

  7. says:

    Nothing magical in this book by magical realism author Alice Hoffman Basically a two year chronicle of people living on Martha's Vineyard Illumination Nights is a lesson in tediumFirst we have Vonny who is treated horribly by her father a ster

  8. says:

    The lives of the ordinary year round resident's of Martha's Vineyard are the focus of this story An elderly woman struggling to cope with the true twilight of her life A rebellious teenage girl unwillingly designated to be

  9. says:

    This was so freaking good The integration of the mundanity of human life along with the magic of human life was so wonderfu

  10. says:

    Couldn't put it down Not once Read it in a couple of hours straight Hypnotic Beautiful Hoffman is a magnificent storyteller

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Vonny lives on the island of Martha's Vineyard with her husband Andre and son Simon Their neighbour Elizabeth a woman in her seventies falls from an upstairs window and her granddaughte. Vonny and Andre live in Martha s vineyard with their son Simon and live next door to an old women whose granddaughter ends up moving in The story just follows them around for two years There was really no story line or plot here and the characters felt one dimensional I enjoyed the writing and I loved the giant but everyone else was pretty hard to sympathize with except maybe the old lady I understand showing a characters weaknesses but you still have to humanize them for the reader everyone has their strengths as well Nothing even happens in the story really and the ending felt lke it came out of no where and was pointless Not sure what Hoffman was trying to do here Anayurt Oteli upstairs window and her granddaughte. Vonny and Andre live in Martha s vineyard with their son Simon and live next door to an old women whose granddaughter ends the-dhammapada up moving in The story just follows them around for two years There was really no story line or plot here and the characters felt one dimensional I enjoyed the writing and I loved the giant but everyone else was pretty hard to sympathize with except maybe the old lady I the-legend-of-zelda-symphony-of-the-goddesses-piano-solos understand showing a characters weaknesses but you still have to humanize them for the reader everyone has their strengths as well Nothing even happens in the story really and the ending felt lke it came out of no where and was pointless Not sure what Hoffman was trying to do here

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Illumination Night

Erience Alice Hoffman's ability to fuse the domestic and the mythic in a narrative of such gentle yet magnetic force confirms her stature as one of the most gifted of American novelists. Nothing magical in this book by magical realism author Alice Hoffman Basically a two year chronicle of people living on Martha s Vineyard Illumination Nights is a lesson in tediumFirst we have Vonny who is treated horribly by her father a stereotypical New York millionaire but never deals or reacts to it except to develop a crushing case of agarophobia Vonny is married to Andre a man who doesn t communicate They have a son Simon who goes from 4 6 with all of the baggage of a toddler and little of the charmThe next door neighbor is sinking into blindness and dementia Her grandaughter a 16 year old tramp moves in with her and does little besides trying to seduce Andre and flunking her high school classes Later she abandons Andre and takes up with a local giant the only likable and believable character in the bookThen a 6 year old girl is hit by a car and killedUgh Was Hoffman battling depression when she wrote this mess It s too bad she couldn t have kept it to herself instead of inflicting it onto her readersOverall this book was a big disappointment bimbo-invasion-english-edition up with a local giant the only likable and believable character in the bookThen a 6 year old girl is hit by a car and killedUgh Was Hoffman battling depression when she wrote this mess It s too bad she couldn t have kept it to herself instead of inflicting it onto her readersOverall this book was a big disappointment

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R Jody is summoned to nurse her through her convalescenceThe scene is set for a magical story of love and loneliness of terror and human frailty of the mystery and grace of ordinary exp. I picked up this book on a summer vacation in Martha s Vineyard and was both charmed and entertained by it The tradition of Illumination Night and the summer gatherings of Methodist families on the island make a kind of magical firefly lit ambiance for this tale of people young and old whose lives intersect in unexpected waysThe most fascinating character for me was the agoraphobic young wife trapped in her house by fears she can barely articulate Hoffman s treatment of this characters is so realistic and convincing that after reading the novel I felt for the first time that I not only understood this condition I had lived itWhile the gentle giant young man is a bit of a surprise for someone reading Hoffman for the first time she also makes this character perfectly plausible and sympathetic You can accept the young girl s falling in love with him because we come to care about him ourselves while realizing that she has the power to break his heartAs a writer Hoffman leaves you with the impression that she feels deeply for her characters regardless of their weaknesses and shortcomings And putting down this novel you can feel in yourself a tender heartedness for others that most books either don t try to evoke or try and fail