EBOOK Broken Ground

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  • Broken Ground
  • Jack Hodgins
  • English
  • 03 February 2020
  • 9780771041839

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Free read Broken Ground Jack Hodgins ä 9 Characters Summary Û Broken Ground ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub K have built a new life for themselves But when an encroaching forest fire threatens this fledgling settlement it also intensifies the remembered horrors of war The story of Portuguese Creek is told by several of its citizens including a boy trying to recover from the sudden l This book started decently and headed south uickly The first part concerning the settlement and the people that lived there was interesting enough though I felt there were too many characters and it was a little hard to keep track of them at times At some point I realized that none of the characters were that appealing to me Usually in a book written from several characters viewpoints there is one or two that you look forward to hearing I realized that there wasn t in this bookThe second part of the book concerned the fire This was somewhat compelling although I found there was a certain sameness to the descriptions from one character to another I felt like Hodgins was treading the same ground over and over And despite the drama that one would expect from such an event Hodgins manages to describe it in such a way that it doesn t evoke any emotional responseThe aftermath of the fire is where the book lost me It started to focus almost exclusively on Matthew and Maude Pearson who I realized I couldn t care less about Around page 270 I despaired and gave up on the book I couldn t believe that there was still about 80 pages to read and I was past the point where I thought the book should have wrapped up And I would read and read but couldn t seem to make any progress I felt that I had given about as much time and energy to these people and their situation and I despaired of giving any So I didn t

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Free read Broken Ground Jack Hodgins ä 9 Characters Summary Û Broken Ground ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Oss of his father and a former teacher haunted by what happened to the soldiers he led in France With a memorable cast of characters and by turns heart rending and tragic humorous and humane Broken Ground is a powerful novel that immerses us in the lives of an entire community Historical fiction about returning soldiers from WWI carving out a new life in a settlement on Vancouver Island I found the constant switching of narrative voice confusing 10 different narrators Really Maybe it was timing my energy level or my failure to make a real connection with any of the characters but after a while I found I didn t care who was talking anyOthers seem to give very positive reviews so I guess to each his own applies

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