Mrs. Kimble - Jennifer Haigh

Mrs. Kimble

By Jennifer Haigh

  • Release Date - Published: 2009-10-13
  • Book Genre: Literary
  • Author: Jennifer Haigh
Our rating: 5/5 stars

4 Score: 4 (From 250 Ratings)

Mrs. Kimble Jennifer Haigh read online review & book description:

“Beautiful, devastating and complex.” —Chicago Tribune

The award-winning debut novel from Jennifer Haigh, author of BakerTowers, The Condition, and Faith, tells the story of Birdie, Joan,and Dinah, three women who marry the same charismatic, predatory, and enigmaticopportunist: Ken Kimble. Resonating with emotional intensity and narrativeinnovation reminiscent of Ann Patchett’s Bel Canto, Barbara Kingsolver’s The Poisonwood Bible, and Zora Neale Hurston’s TheirEyes Were Watching God, Haigh’s Mrs. Kimble is a timeless story ofgrief, passion, heartache, deception, and the complex riddle of love.

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Posted Reviews

  • Great book

    By Momima99
    Another great book by this author.
  • Very thought provoking

    By Long legion
    What an original premise! I loved the book, the fairly in-depth look at each of the characters was handled beautifully. I do have to say that the ending was either a lazy was to end it or its left room for a sequel. It's got to be one of those two endings, I can't imagine a book being as good a read as this one was....ending like that. I almost subtracted a star just for that cheap ending!
  • Loved this book!

    By Ashycourt
    This book grabbed me from the first page. I instantly felt an ability to connect to this authors characters, she writes in such a vivid way the scenes and images resonate beautifully. I would recommend this book to anyone looking to get lost for a little while in the lives of others.
  • So good!

    By mccray23
    This book was an easy read and very entertaining! It was so worth the $ and even better it was under $4!
  • Great book!

    By RinaVance
    This was a charming story with wonderful characters that left you wanting more. Good job Jennifer!
  • Twisty, but packed a punch!

    By Ealma2
    I thought the book was really good! The author did a great job of keeping your mind wondering. I thought the BIRDIE section was dry but once I got past it I found myself not being able to put the book down. The book requires focus and I even had to reread The first section. A definite must buy especially @$1.99!
  • Mrs. Kimble

    By Don't go there station
    I liked the book hated its ending You left me hanging and it is not even a suspense story. Should have ended it on a different not
  • Engrossed!

    By Tsakani
    Goodness....I became emotionally involved. 3 stories in one, each connected to the other, yet still very distinct. Worth the money.
  • I read in less than 24 hours!

    By Suzy E.
    I loved it!!
  • Very engaging!!

    By Ttl1023
    I was drawn into the lives of her characters and couldn't wait to turn the page and find out where their lives were going. I also agree the husband was a terrible person and I found nothing redeeming about his character. Worth the download!

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