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NestBliss Review of Caleb’s Crossing by Geraldine Brooks

Caleb's Crossing by Geraldine Brooks is easy to read but still intellectual -- that is book review code for ‘not boring and you might learn something’. I really loved the narrator Bethia Mayfield’s voice. She is a fantastic character and perfect person to share the story. She develops a rhythm that is easy to get absorbed in.  Read more >

Escape From Your Life and Into Caleb's Crossing

I'm not normally a fan of historical fiction, but after reading Caleb's Crossing, Geraldine Brooks has permanently changed my mind. The story is told from the viewpoint of Bethia, the 14-year old daughter of a minister. Caleb is an American Indian boy she meets near her home on the island of Martha's Vineyard.  Read more >

Swept Away by Caleb's Crossing

I didn’t expect to like Caleb's Crossing. My usual book choices lean towards sci-fi fantasy and thriller novels -- fast paced, escapist fare -- and more literary choices tend to leave me cold. I like to fly through a novel, so anything that is intended to be savored loses my interest. But that was not the case with this book.  Read more >

Caleb's Crossing and the Brontë Sisters

From the second I started reading Caleb's Crossing I felt a familiarity with this story, a kind of “déjà vu all over again,” but it took me until the middle of the second section to figure out why -- the narrator, Bethia Mayfield, sounds an awful lot like one of my very favorite characters in literature, Jane Eyre, and Bethia’s relationship to Caleb is similar in many ways to the bond between Catherine Earnshaw and Heathcliff in Wuthering Heights.  Read more >

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