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The Prince of Tides: A Novel

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A book by Pat Conroy

For sheer storytelling finesse, Conroy will have few rivals this season. His fourth novel is a seductive narrative, told with bravado flourishes, portentous foreshadowing, sardonic humor and eloquent turns of phrase. Like The Great Santini, it is the … see full wiki

Author: Pat Conroy
Genre: Fiction, Domestic Fiction
Publisher: Bantam
Date Published: 1986
1 review about The Prince of Tides: A Novel

Simply magnificent

  • Mar 3, 1999
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+5
This is a rich and complex novel which pulls you in to the lives of the characters in a way which so few other novels do. I have read it several times but somehow I have never made it through the last chapter without tears in my eyes - but they are tears almost of relief and happiness for the character Tom, who is healed as the book progresses. It is a beautiful book, and one you should embrace whole heartedly.

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