The People's Act of Love

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Grove/Atlantic, Inc., Dec 1, 2007 - Fiction - 400 pages
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Meek is an excellent writer. - Goodreads
Also, the writing became ponderous and "idea-oriented." - Goodreads
Overall though--very intriguing plot. - Goodreads
The writing wasn't so wonderful, unfortunately. - Goodreads
Wow. This book blew me away with its prose and scope. - Goodreads
I found the story telling to be masterful. - Goodreads

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User Review  - Nori - Goodreads

I kept waiting for this one to pick up, and then suddenly oh boy did it. But the pace was weird -- there were many patches where I thought I'd lost interest, and right then it would get really ... Read full review

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User Review  - Heather Harold - Goodreads

Set in Siberia during the Revolution and Communist take-over, the novel is told from the POV of several characters more or less representing various "types" of people living in Siberia during this ... Read full review

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