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Ruth author Marlene S. Lewis

Bt ridden business into a thriving cotton farm Marlene is inspired by many authors including Patricia Shaw Maeve Binchy and Guy de Maupassant Ruth has elements of Lloyd Jones' Mr Pip Ruth Park's The Harp in the South and Patricia Shaw's The Feather and the Stone The novel will appeal to female readers interested in family relationships and cultural history I won my copy of this book through GoodReads First Reads Giveaways in exchange for an honest review So here goesI had a really good feeling about this book from the title cover and blurb on the back When I started reading I was a bit worried it might not live up to it s potential At the beginning the book didn t seem to flow right to me But before I knew it I was fully engrossed in the tragedy and journey of the story I think the author got better and confident at the book went on and I must say I did rather enjoy reading the book I guessed Ruth s father s secret pretty early on But there were plenty of plot surprises along the way to keep me reading on I felt all loose ends were tied up in a satisfactory way I would like to read from this author Dictionary Of Dreams ridden business into a thriving cotton farm Marlene is inspired by many authors including Patricia Shaw Maeve Binchy and Guy de Maupassant Ruth has elements of Lloyd Jones' Mr Pip Ruth Park's The Harp in the South and Patricia Shaw's The Feather and the Stone The novel will appeal to female The Love of a Latino readers interested in family Other Days, Other Eyes relationships and cultural history I won my copy of this book through GoodReads First Reads Giveaways in exchange for an honest Deception Island review So here goesI had a The Family really good feeling about this book from the title cover and blurb on the back When I started The First Partition of Poland reading I was a bit worried it might not live up to it s potential At the beginning the book didn t seem to flow The Hero of Varay right to me But before I knew it I was fully engrossed in the tragedy and journey of the story I think the author got better and confident at the book went on and I must say I did Palestrina and Other Plays rather enjoy Blackmailed By Daddy reading the book I guessed Ruth s father s secret pretty early on But there were plenty of plot surprises along the way to keep me उरलं सुरलं [Urla Surla] reading on I felt all loose ends were tied up in a satisfactory way I would like to Cock Tales read from this author

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From the lush Owen Stanley Ranges of Papua New Guinea to working class inner Sydney Ruth follows the story of its protagonist the only daughter of John and Alice Madison coffee plantation owners Set in the fifties and sixties Ruth struggles to rise above the stigma of being an unwed mother alone in a strange land Determined not to end up on the streets she This story is set between the lush coffee plantations of Papua New Guinea and the outback of New South Wales It commences in the 1950s and covers the period leading up to independence for Papua New Guinea However it only touches tantalisingly on the changing relationship between the native population and their Australian Masters Where this is covered it is very interesting and arguably would make for a better novel if there was of this contentHowever the book as the title suggests is really Ruth s story It charts her brief liaison with a native which leads to the birth of her son Stewart and then on to the many trials and tribulations of her life She loses her home and her security so many times that the reader almost runs out of patience with her fate by the end However whatever fate seems to throw at her Ruth seems to be than its matchThe occasional almost asides of the prejudices she faces with a half caste child as Stewart is referred to in the novel are key to the time this novel is set in However they make all too brief appearances in the main story line sadlyThe end of the novel does provide a well thought out twist in the tale as Ruth makes a brief return to her childhood home Overall I thought this was an interesting book but to me the really absorbing parts concerned the prejudices of the day and the atmosphere in the run up to independence Unfortunately whenever these were touched upon the novel seemed to move on to other affairs fairly swiftly The Non-Designer's Design Book (4th Edition) rise above the stigma of being an unwed mother alone in a strange land Determined not to end up on the streets she This story is set between the lush coffee plantations of Papua New Guinea and the outback of New South Wales It commences in the 1950s and covers the period leading up to independence for Papua New Guinea However it only touches tantalisingly on the changing Homewrecker relationship between the native population and their Australian Masters Where this is covered it is very interesting and arguably would make for a better novel if there was of this contentHowever the book as the title suggests is Make your own model forts & castles really Ruth s story It charts her brief liaison with a native which leads to the birth of her son Stewart and then on to the many trials and tribulations of her life She loses her home and her security so many times that the Tremors of Fury (The Days of Ash and Fury reader almost How Julian and Nigel Turned Each Other Gay (Inadvertently), or So They Both Claim runs out of patience with her fate by the end However whatever fate seems to throw at her Ruth seems to be than its matchThe occasional almost asides of the prejudices she faces with a half caste child as Stewart is The Mage (Foxcraft, Book 3) referred to in the novel are key to the time this novel is set in However they make all too brief appearances in the main story line sadlyThe end of the novel does provide a well thought out twist in the tale as Ruth makes a brief Illustrated Workbook for Self-Therapy for Your Inner Critic return to her childhood home Overall I thought this was an interesting book but to me the Earthfall (Homecoming, really absorbing parts concerned the prejudices of the day and the atmosphere in the A Daddy for Christmas run up to independence Unfortunately whenever these were touched upon the novel seemed to move on to other affairs fairly swiftly

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Learns to live by her wits until circumstances take a turn for the worse To provide a better life for her son Stewart she takes up work in a distant town There she meets Lachlan McGrath the owner of Bryliambone station Life on the land is good to Ruth until fate turns her world upside down Faced with losing everything she sets to rebuilding her husband's de I read pretty much all of this book in a night some of that was due to insomnia but a lot of it was because it s a very well written and enjoyable book Although I am very glad that I am not friends with Ruth because in the main it s a good way to get yourself killed arrested or into a plane crashMarlene S Lewis story is deep freuently heart wrenching and full of characters that you can empathise with or despise It s these characters that drive the story so forcefully onwards and ensures that you don t end up feeling thoroughly depressed by all the events that happen to Ruth over the yearsBad point My bugbear so much of the plot is summarised on the back cover Ruth s return to Papua comes less than 100 pages from the end of the book There are so many twists and shocking events in this book it was a shame that so many of them were foreshadowed before I even got to themI don t really know how this book ends up being life affirming but it does it s survival against all the odds and bouncing back from whatever is thrown at you I really enjoyed itI am obliged to inform you that I received this book through the Goodreads First Reads scheme and would like to thank Marlene S Lewis for the opportunity to read her novel


10 thoughts on “Ruth author Marlene S. Lewis

  1. says:

    I haven't received the book yet I just received notice I had won 71411Still haven't received it 81711I still have not received this I did get a message awhile back from the person listing the giveaway that mentioned the release date had been changed so hopefully soon 82911Well it looks like it was published September 1st so hopeful

  2. says:

    Upon receiving this novel this morning and by observing the blurb i am apsolutely facinated intregued by it hence i cannot wait to start readin

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    This story is set between the lush coffee plantations of Papua New Guinea and the outback of New South Wales It

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    Review here 7 Full review coming soon I just finished this Couldn't put it down It's a combination of family saga and historical fiction with the same feeling that I got from the Poisonwood Bible Wow We are the product of our times The book in one sentence Ruth faces trial and tribulation while discovering the truth about herself and her family in Papua New GuineaMy thoughts This is inspiring is historical a

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    Also posted on my blog Rinn ReadsI have to admit when I started out reading this book I wasn't particularly lookin

  6. says:

    I read pretty much all of this book in a night some of that was due to insomnia but a lot of it was because it's a

  7. says:

    I won my copy of this book through GoodReads First Reads Giveaways in exchange for an honest review So here goesI

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    I received this book as an Advanced Readers Copy I was a little confused at first because I wasn't sure what exactly was going on But it only took me a few pages to become engrossed in the story I grew up in the same time

  9. says:

    How exciting I've won a copy of this book Will read it and review as soon as it arrives Thank you so muchI can do nothing other than give this wonderful new book 5 stars It twisted and turned constantly and I wondered just how much poor Ruth co

  10. says:

    I wasnt sure about this book at first There were a few graphic parts in the beginning that I didnt like After that it got really good An interesting story about a women who goes through ALOT in her life Just when you think things cant get any worse for her they do This book shows her struggles and determination which I really like

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