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Pearl S Buck, recommendations?

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LaMadeleine Fri 14-Nov-14 17:11:11

Hi there

I'm attempting to get back into reading again as a way to relax and unwind. I recently discovered Pearl S Buck and enjoyed Pavillion of Women very much.

Can anybody tell me whether they would recommend buying the trilogy starting with The Good Earth? Or any others?

I had never heard of the author and found her real life story fascinating too.

Many thanks for any input.

KillmeNow Fri 14-Nov-14 17:16:25

The mother is one of the best stories Ive read. It really takes you into the time the story was set in and really felt I understood their way of life. Wonderful book.

LaMadeleine Fri 14-Nov-14 17:43:40

Thanks for that KillMe.

I've just nosed at it on Amazon and it looks perfect, going to buy it next. I liked one of the reviews which suggested that any mums feeling 'put upon' should read it to realise that their lot in life is not too bad. Sounds like a good lesson for me!

Cheers again.

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