And a lot of confusion as to why an author wil make such a choice in combining three disparate writing styles into a single novel.Red Water examines, through fiction, the life and death of John D.
second part of this memoi is disproportionately large -- fully half the boo is dedicate to the interpretation of Emma, and English immigrant who becomes Lee 's eighteenth wife.
When it was, it was due to the events happening and not Emma 's narrative voice, which mus have nhanced the action of thi tal and made it far more memorable.The final portion of thi essay, told from the point of view of Rachel in the style of a journal spanning the year following Lee 's execution, was o oring I almost gave up the book unfinished.
More imagination and more egard for the reader 's esire for entertainment are required.Contrast these two difficult parts ( one, again, fully half of this ong novel) with the middle portion, told from the point of view of Ann, Lee 's youngest daughter, a cross-dressing, possibly bisexual, horse-wrangling, smart-mouthed, strong-willed girl who ants no children and who entered into a polygamist marriage as the next in a long string of adventures she intends to have.
( In truth she did it for nother reason, one that marks her as a shrewd and caring person, even at th ery young age, and further develops her character.) Ann 's narrative voice is in the first person and the writing craft displayed in this part of ook is rapturously gorgeous.