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Testimony, Anita Shreve (Guest Book Review, Nicole of Linus’s Blanket)


Nicole of Linus’s Blanket submitted her review of Anita Shreve’s Testimony. I invite you to read the review and then visit Linus’s Blanket for more of Nicole’s thoughtful book reviews.

First sentences…

It was a small cassette, not much bigger than the palm of his hand, and when Mike thought about the terrible license and risk exhibited on the tape, as well as it’s resultant destructive power, it was though the two-by-three plastic package had been radioactive.  Which it may as well have been, since it had produced something like radiation sickness throughout the school, reducing the value of an Avery education, destroying at least two marriages that he knew of, ruining the futures of three students, and, most horrifying of all, resulting in a death.

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