Mon Tsujishimazu Tsujishimazu itibaren Petrivka, Khersons'ka oblast, Ukrayna
This book is absolutely massive, and despite being five chapters in, I'm still in the introductory phases. However, the family already seems quite convoluted, and while I suspect it will take me a little bit to get into this book, I'll forge ahead. It's almost 800 pages long and I've barely made a dent.
i picked this up because it is a book full of really short vignettes about people the author has met in her lifetime. a little too pared-down for me, a little choppy, but enjoyable. eh.
The writing feels awkward at times, and I've never known a three-year-old who can talk like the one is this book supposedly can, but overall a decent read.
I enjoyed this semi-depiction/analogy of paradise/Adam & Eve, but caution parents--you might want to read this yourselves before giving it to your kids due to some language and uncomfortable wording. There are some great discussion starters such as the innocence in nudity prior to sin versus modesty today, and Lewis’ imaginative and thought-provoking ways of illustrating Eve’s temptation to eat the fruit and the true-to-life ways Satan intertwines truth with fiction when tempting, as well as Ransom’s description of his feelings after his first ‘sin’ on Perelandra.