"It is hard to say what is most impressive about Carol Shields' novel UNLESS. The novel is a witty and charming story that tells the story of an old woman who is nearing the end of her life. It is beautifully written, with a lyrical, poetic quality that is matched by the wisdom of the old woman's thoughts. The story is both gripping and delicate, and has a depth that never leaves you."-Becky Schechtman, Worcester State College
I love UNLESS! This is a book that I think everyone should read.I really enjoy the book and it is a great book to read.The structure of this book is incredible. It is a seemingly simple story, yet it is so much more. The characters are all so unique and have such wonderful personalities. It is also amazing how Shields makes readers connect with each character. I just love this book!This is a novel that I would recommend to everyone.
"This is a novel I love, not only because it's written by an author I love, but because it's a story that feels like it was written just for me.The protagonist, Maggie Nelson, is living in Toronto with her husband and son and she's writing a book about the woman who raised her. While researching her book, Maggie becomes interested in the woman and starts to consider how she was shaped into the person she is today. She begins to find similarities between
I needed to write a literature review about Unless and I Dont Have To Make Everything All Better books. I read Unless with pleasure and got an A+ for my book review. Carol Shields is a wonderful writer.