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The Custom of the Country
Edith Wharton, Linda Wagner-Martin
Anna Karenina
Leo Tolstoy, Louise Maude, Alymer Maude

The Weight of Water

The Weight of Water - Anita Shreve I still have mixed emotions about Shreve, but this book was definitely better than _The Pilot's Wife_. In the process of alternating between the two stories, the book moved too briskly to adequately develop the characters and story line. Like another book I read recently (_Bel Canto_), the ending seemed contrived, as though the author had run out of steam, but thought some sort of dramatic action should be shuffled in. I did like the historical details, and found the 19th century characters more interesting.