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Hat island and its house come to define and burnish the Milton family year after year after year And it is there that Kitty issues a refusal that will haunt her till the day she diesIn 1959 a young Jewish man Len Levy will get a job in Ogden’s bank and earn the admiration of Ogden and one of his daughters but the scorn of everyone else Len’s best friend Reg Pauling has always been the only black man in the room at Harvard at work and finally at the Miltons’ island in MaineAn island that at the dawn of the 21st century this last generation doesn’t have the money to keep. Lovely writing a historical family drama featuring generations of characters a focus on important social themes related race and privilege Slow and a bit lengthy for my personal preference but I can see many readers enjoying this overallThank you to Flatiron Books for generously mailing me an advance readers edition of Sarah Blake s The Guest Book In exchange I agreed to share my honest thoughts on goodreads and my other favorite social media sites readtheguestbook Aru Shah and the Song of Death (A Pandava Novel Book 2) (Pandava Series) privilege Slow and a bit lengthy for my The Cursed Hole of the Shinoda Family personal Tusculan Disputations, I and Scipios Dream preference but I can see many readers enjoying this overallThank you to Flatiron Books for generously mailing me an advance readers edition of Sarah Blake s The Guest Book In exchange I agreed to share my honest thoughts on goodreads and my other favorite social media sites readtheguestbook

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When Kitty’s granddaughter hears that she and her cousins might be forced to sell it and when her husband brings back disturbing evidence about her grandfather’s past she realizes she is on the verge of finally understanding the silences that seemed to hover just below the surface of her family all her lifeAn ambitious novel that weaves the American past with its present The Guest Book looks at the racism and power that has been systemically embedded in the US for generations Brimming with gorgeous writing and bitterly accurate social criticism it is a literary tour de forc. I really wanted to like this book given the high praise it received but I just couldn t First the plot is so loose that the thread holding the story together is barely visible sometimes Second the book tries to address issues of otherness but never really makes any progress besides highlighting differences between characters and their inner struggles Additionally the extremely long sentences had me frustrated at points as it made finding a rhythm difficult Finally after dragging the reader through every grungy detail for 200 pages the ending was tied up so uickly and disappointingly I was excited to be able to read an advanced copy of the book but wasn t excited about the outcome of the book in general The New-York Review, and Atheneum Magazine, Vol. 2 past she realizes she is on the verge of finally understanding the silences that seemed to hover just below the surface of her family all her lifeAn ambitious novel that weaves the American Mon patron voulait que je tape les seins nus past with its His Christmas Cowgirl (Wildflower Ranch present The Guest Book looks at the racism and The Doctors Dating Bargain power that has been systemically embedded in the US for generations Brimming with gorgeous writing and bitterly accurate social criticism it is a literary tour de forc. I really wanted to like this book given the high The Collection praise it received but I just couldn t First the Whispers of Feathers plot is so loose that the thread holding the story together is barely visible sometimes Second the book tries to address issues of otherness but never really makes any Mount série tome 3 - L'empire du mal progress besides highlighting differences between characters and their inner struggles Additionally the extremely long sentences had me frustrated at Entrepreneurial Vernacular points as it made finding a rhythm difficult Finally after dragging the reader through every grungy detail for 200 Advanced C Programming by Example pages the ending was tied up so uickly and disappointingly I was excited to be able to read an advanced copy of the book but wasn t excited about the outcome of the book in general

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An unforgettable love story a novel about past mistakes and betrayals that ripple throughout generations The Guest Book examines not just a privileged American family but a privileged America It is a literary triumph The Guest Book follows three generations of a powerful American family a family that “used to run the world”And when the novel begins in 1935 they still do Kitty and Ogden Milton appear to have everything perfect children good looks a love everyone envies But after a tragedy befalls them Ogden tries to bring Kitty back to life by purchasing an island in Maine T. 4 starsA family saga spanning three generations a story complicated by secrets that take decades to be revealed A privileged family with money a father so conscious of the family status reflected in the symbol of the island off the coast of Maine that he just has to buy it I want this place he said uietly I want this house to be ours And everyone sailing by would know it stood for us It would mean something They d see it and think there s the Milton place Kitty and Ogden Milton The Milton s of Crockett s Island The mother s belief that they are somehow better know better and are above anything even prejudice But it s a self delusion really as they harbor deep seated bias and prejudice that they don t show outwardly But Kitty s son Moss knows things need to c


10 thoughts on “The Guest Book

  1. says:

    The Guest Book by Sarah Blake is a 2019 Flatiron Books publication An Epic multi generational family saga exposing long bur

  2. says:

    ”She knew silence often flew in between families and roosted Slow inexplicable angers grew without roots Nothing special no story What the study of history had taught her clearly after years and years was that she might pu

  3. says:

    4 starsA family saga spanning three generations a story complicated by secrets that take decades to be revealed A privileg

  4. says:

    Lovely writing a historical family drama featuring generations of characters a focus on important social themes related race and privilege Slow and a bit lengthy for my personal preference but I can see many readers enjoying this overallThank you to Flatiron Books for generously mailing me an advance readers' edition of Sarah Blake's The Guest Book In exchange I agreed to share my honest thoughts on goodreads

  5. says:

    There’s a stunning scene toward the beginning of Sarah Blake’s new novel “The Guest Book” that follows a wealthy young mother gliding around New York and then to her elegant mansion in a charmingly choreogr

  6. says:

    Privilege Secrets History FamilyThe Guest Book is a sweeping tale of three generations of the Milton family This book moves back an

  7. says:

    This is a novel about white guilt and it does so many things right and cares about so many of the right things that I almost—but not

  8. says:

    Not rating itBut also not going to finish it It’s rare for me to mention a book I’ve not finished a few times

  9. says:

    I really wanted to like this book given the high praise it received but I just couldn’t First the plot is so loose that the thread holding the story together is barely visible sometimes Second the book tries to address issues of otherness but never really makes any progress besides highlighting differences between characters and their inner struggles Additionally the extremely long sentences had me frustrated at points as it made finding

  10. says:

    “‘Do you remember that day right before she died when Granny K told us there were two moments at the gate in every life?’Evie nodded ‘One at the beginning’‘And one in the middle’ It had been her last summer They had fill

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