✓ The Bridges of Madison County ë Download by Ë Robert James Waller
✓ The Bridges of Madison County ë Download by Ë Robert James Waller I wonder what Waller, the 8 year old doofus responsible for The Bridges of Madison County is like in real life Like, is he for instance the dashing last cowboy he so romanticizes Orlike the tepid housewife who looks at the nothingness that is Iowa oh forgotten state what did you ever do to deserve this and nods in approval Did he grin in a stupid daze with his mouth full of Oreos all the way teeheehee to the bank All I know is that this belongs in the same category as The Granddaddy of S novelists Nicholas Sparks Yikes Literature doesn t come in a worse package than this No doubt a best seller, it was the garbage that the people yearning to learn how to make out sentences read once upon a time Ouch.
This is a genuine insult to American non readers.
This was a bestseller for 2 years when I first became a bookseller It is no coincidence that I started to hate most people with a deep and abiding passion around that time as well Robert James Waller writes sex scenes that are so moronic you wonder if he s ever had it himself.
Bottom Line I ve readromantic things on Craigslist.
The Story Of Robert Kincaid, The Photographer And Free Spirit Searching For The Covered Bridges Of Madison County, And Francesca Johnson, The Farm Wife Waiting For The Fulfillment Of A Girlhood Dream, The Bridges of Madison County Gives Voice To The Longings Of Men And Women Everywhere And Shows Us What It Is To Love And Be Loved So Intensely That Life Is Never The Same Again Sometimes I wish that negative stars were allowedthis book deserves the Anti Star I wanted to read this book because everyone I knew had read it and love it and wept over it The greatest love story of all time blah blah blah Spoiler Alert I have a serious pet peeve A love story does NOT involve adultery Period with a capital P I have also started to question anyone who thinks that a great love story can only happen if you cheat on your spouse, or steal another persons spouse or any combination of the above.
And it is further insulting that the adulteress kids are intrigued that their mother had a relationship with someone OTHER than their father and thinks it would be FUN or interesting to discoverabout it If it were possible to rate a book in the negatives, this one would earn a negative 10 Truly one of the most terrible books ever Maudlin, whiny and ridiculous A woman whose husband and children are away has a brief affair with a photographer just passing through Of course, the few days spent with this complete stranger prove that her marriage is a sham and the photographer is her true lovebut wifey sacrifices herself in martyrlike fashion and suffers to allow her substandard husband to continue to support her financially while she moons over hidden letters in the closet I would like to rewrite this book and place it in the stark light of reality, where the neighbors report to her husband that his wife is a whore when she has to explain to him where she picked up the STD and why there The Bridges of Madison County, Robert James WallerThe Bridges of Madison County also published as Love in Black and White is a 1992 best selling romance novella by American writer Robert James Waller that tells the story of a married but lonely Italian American woman war bride living on a 1960s Madison County, Iowa, farm While her husband and children are away at the State Fair, she engages in an affair with a National Geographic photographer from Bellingham, Washington, who is visiting Madison County to create a photographic essay on the covered bridges in the area The novel is presented as a novelization of a true story, but it is in fact entirely fictional The novel is one of the bestselling books of the 2 Oh, por Dios C mo puede ser que haya tardado tanto tiempo en leer este libro C mo puede ser que hasta hace dos d as, no se haya decidido a entrar en mi vida Por Dios, qu historia tan bonita tan m gica, tan llena de sentimientos
It was absolutely wonderful I started it like an hour ago, and I already savored its 170 pages Crying, the last fifty or so It s similar to Night of Rodanthe, but its better, sweeter, shorter and sadder I want a love like this, but one that can happen Not one tainted with already present responsibilities Ie I am NOT supporting adultery, I banish the thought She should have divorced and moved on be brave if true love finds you It ended as happily as a novel like this could.
Its also made me mildly interested in photography Funny how that works.
AFTERTHOUGHTS I just read some of the comments about this book from others They re all so negative and hateful I can only laugh I feel bad for the people that didn t enjoy this book They obviously couldn Recipe for Bridges of Madison County Firestarters1 melt 20 oz parafin in 4 1 2 quart slow cooker set on low should take about 20 minutes.
2 set several sheets of newspaper on kitchen floor next to slow cooker.
3 Tear pages out of binding I find about seven at a time works best Discard binding.
4 Crumple each page individually you can do it two or three at a time, but recipe will go farther if you take the time to crumple each page individually.
5 With tongs, dip each crumpled page into the parafin Hold for 20 to 30 seconds Remove.
6 Carefully set dipped,crumpled pages on newspaper to dry.
7 Continue steps 4 and 5 until all pages have been dipped.
8 If preferred, repeat steps 4 and 5 to get a thicker coat of parafin on each page 9 VERY IMPORTANT Carefully dispose of left over parafin in an empty coffee can and unplug slow cooker NOTE the next few meals you make in your s