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A Constellation of Vital Phenomena by Anthony Marra
A Constellation of Vital Phenomena

Lizzybethwoman, February 21, 2014

It's been a long time since I've found a book with such exquisite prose blending seamlessly with stunningly visual stories of people and place. 5-stars wasn't enough; I simply loved this book. The harshness of the underlying landscape of winter as the backdrop for brutal horrors of war was softened by the overtones of each of the eight main characters different kinds of love. It wasn't obvious, the core of love throughout -- but that's what I came away with: a wide range of defined LOVE, without a single 'love story' --- in sight.
I loaned the book to a fellow book club member and at the last moment called out "... Only for the month!" because I ached letting it go. This story claimed my interest and then my heart from the opening scene to the very last exulting picture we're left holding. Loved it.
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