The Stone DiariesBook - 1993
Born in 1905, Daisy Goodwill drifts through the chapters of childhood, marriage, widowhood, remarriage, motherhood and old age. Bewildered by her inability to understand her own role, Daisy attempts to find a way to tell her own story within a novel that is itself about the limitations of autobiography.
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If you like authors like Joyce Carol Oates and Margaret Atwood, Carol Shields’ The Stone Diaries is a must-read.
evaquin Sep 15, 2015
The Stone Diaries is the fictional autobiography of Daisy Goodwill. Since we follow her through most of the 20th Century, the novel serves as a diary of that period of time as well. Daisy’s existence is not an epic one, in the sense that she doesn’t go on great adventures, but it is precisely her... Read More »
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I have trouble relating to this author, I read Unless and was less than impressed, my friends told me to try another book by her and I did, this one was a bit better but I won't be reading any more. I feel like ideas/characters and situations are developed to about 75% and then abruptly stopped.
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