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The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow Thank you , thank you Rita Leganski for writing this wonderful and magical novel, In a week that has seen so much tragedy in so many places, involving so may people, I was sorely in need of a little magic This novel features some wonderful people, not least little Bonaventure Arrow who cannot speak but can hear things other people cannot T 2.5 Before he is born, Bonaventure Arrow s father is murdered by a mentally disturbed man known only as the Wanderer His mother s unspeakable grief affects Bonaventure s development he is born mute, but with hyper acute hearing He can hear earthworms moving through the dirt and a bit of dust falling off a moth s wing He can also hear the stories that inanimate objects tell the sound of steamships comes from a wooden crate marked port of New Orleans, and the sounds of gunshots from a 2.5 Before he is born, Bonaventure Arrow s father is murdered by a mentally disturbed man known only as the Wanderer His mother s unspeakable grief affects Bonaventure s development he is born mute, but with hyper acute hearing He can hear earthworms moving through the dirt and a bit of dust falling off a moth s wing He can also hear the stories that inanimate objects tell the sound of steamships comes from a wooden crate marked port of New Orleans, and the sounds of gunshots from a jar of sassafras And he hears the sadness and secrets of his paternal grandmother s house Helping him make sense of these sounds are two extraordinary characters the ghost of his father, William Arrow, whom only Bonaventure can hear, and the family s cook, Trinidad P Know what you re getting into This is soooooper sentimental Like a Frank Capra directing The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry from a screenplay by Paolo Coelho, starring Michael Landon, with a soundtrack by Andrew LLoyd Webber level of sentimentality Rita Leganski has built a sentimentality amplifier that goes to 11.That being said, this is a great read The prose is beautiful and the characters are surprisingly real for a story that involves voodoo, ghosts, and super hearing Leganski s s Know what you re getting into This is soooooper sentimental Like a Frank Capra directing The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry from a screenplay by Paolo Coelho, starring Michael Landon, with a soundtrack by Andrew LLoyd Webber level of sentimentality Rita Leganski has built a sentimentality amplifier that goes to 11.That being said, this is a great read The prose is b This novel was absolutely fantastic It took me quite some time to get over the fact that this book had ended I did not want to leave the world that Rita Leganski had created in this novel The story within these pages sucked me in from the first page and it almost hurt me to close the back cover at the end This was one of those novels that is so well written, I had to read parts out loud to release the beauty of the language into the world Not only is Bonaventure s world magical, but so is t This novel was absolutely fantastic It took me quite some time to get over the fact that this book had ended I did not want to leave the world that Rita Leganski had created in this novel The story within these pages sucked me in from the first page and it almost hurt me to close the back cover at the end This was one of those novels that is so well written, I had to read parts out loud to release the beauty of the language into the world Not only is Bonaventure s world This review has been hidden because it contains spoilers To view it, click here Spoilers Ahead When what seemed like the entire Internet went crazy for this book, I decided to check it out On the surface, it should have been a favorite After all, it s set in my beloved New Orleans and brimming with magical realism I expected to find something I d at least like, but I wasn t holding out hope of discovering a new favorite.What I actually found, however, was almost offensive Style and content obviously cribbed from the awesome Sarah Addison Allen, only filled with heavy h Spoilers Ahead When what seemed like the entire Internet went crazy for this book, I decided to check it out On the surface, it should have been a favorite After all, it s set in my beloved New Orleans and brimming with magical realism I expected to find something I d at least like, but I wasn t holding out hope of discovering a new favorite.What I actually found, however, was almost offensive Style and content obviously cribbed from the awesome Sarah Addison Allen, only filled with heavy handed proselytization to spice things up a bit The omniscient narrator s descriptions of pregnancy and later, abortion, make it abundantly clear th I read a lot of books but rarely do I read one that reminds me of why I love to read The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow has all the hallmarks of great storytelling but what makes it so special is the feeling it evokes with the reader Yes, you will love the language, the characters, and the twists, but most of all you will love the experience of reading this book In her luminous first novel, author Rita Leganski has hooked me for life More, please VikkiTo read what Shannon, Kaitlyn and Suman I read a lot of books but rarely do I read one that reminds me of why I love to read The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow has all the hallmarks of great storytelling but what makes it so special is the feeling it I suppose this falls under the category of magical realism I actually never knew exactly what that was but I thoroughly enjoyed it It is fun to be immersed in a story where one might believe in guardian angels, that loved ones who have passed on can reach out to us and that some people may have other worldly gifts that can be used to help or heal others Of course this only works if it is well written and this definitely is Love the time period 1950s, the Cajun culture and New Orleans setti I suppose this falls under the category of magical realism I actually never knew exactly what that was but I thoroughly enjoyed it It is fun to be immersed in a story where one might believe in guar I won this book from GoodReads Wow, I loved this book Although there wasn t a lot of dialogue, this book spoke to me so loudly and clearly that it was hard to put down I hope this wasn t Ms Leganski s first book as I need to readof her. Conceived In Love And Possibility, Bonaventure Arrow Didn T Make A Peep When He Was Born, And The Doctor Nearly Took Him For Dead No One Knows Bonaventure S Silence Is Filled With Resonance A Miraculous Gift Of Rarified Hearing That Encompasses The Universe Of Every Single Sound Growing Up In The Big House On Christopher Street In Bayou Cymbaline, Bonaventure Can Hear Flowers Grow, A Thousand Shades Of Blue, And The Miniature Tempests That Rage Inside Raindrops He Can Also Hear The Gentle Voice Of His Father, William Arrow, Shot Dead Before Bonaventure Was Born By A Mysterious Stranger Known Only As The Wanderer.Bonaventure S Remarkable Gift Of Listening Promises Salvation To The Souls Who Love Him His Beautiful Young Mother, Dancy, Haunted By The Death Of Her Husband His Grand Mere Letice, Plagued By Grief And Long Buried Guilt She Locks Away In A Chapel And His Father, William, Whose Roaming Spirit Must Fix The Wreckage Of The Past With The Help Of Trinidad Prefontaine, A Creole Housekeeper Endowed With Her Own Special Gifts, Bonaventure Will Find The Key To Long Buried Mysteries And Soothe A Chorus Of Family Secrets Clamoring To Be Healed. Okay book, I m pretty sure it was me and not you Listen, I saw you and you were beautiful, and I wanted you right away I couldn t resist your allure, your magical realism I had to have you in my life Now, though, I realize that I should have gotten to know you better first, before we committed to one another in any meaningful way You really are beautiful inside and out, but just not in a way I can fully appreciate.What I can say is that the writing in The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow is bea Okay book, I m pretty sure it was me and not you Listen, I saw you and you were beautiful, and I wanted you right away I couldn t resist your allure, your magical realism I had to have you in my life Now, though, I realize that I should have gotten to know you better first, before we committed to one another in any meaningful way You really are beautiful inside and out, but just not in a way I can fully appreciate.What I can say is that the writing in The Silence of Bonaventure Arrow is beautiful Simply lovely Leganski s writing style plays into the feeling of magical realism perfectly, and the way she puts together sentences has a magic all its own Her debut proves her writing chops, and I would be willing to consider reading wha


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