The Glass HotelBook - 2020 | First edition.
From Library Staff
AndreaG_KCMO Feb 24, 2021
This is my second St. John Mandel, and while I enjoyed Last Night in Montreal a bit more, this work showcases a mastery of storytelling and command of language. Her skill is imperceptible; in the act of reading, I am fully engaged. Between chapters and during breaks I recall how easy and beautifu... Read More »
I cannot stop talking about Mandel. She creates characters and stories that tear at our hearts to make them grow stronger. Her characters are troubled and alone but they are powerful. Every book I read from Mandel makes me want to try harder to make something beautiful.--Ryan R.
"Character driven stories about troubled but beautiful people who find themselves in weird, ethereal situations. Great book for readers interested in art and cremation and personal expression."--Ryan for Holiday Gift Shelf Help at Kansas City Public Library
RyanR_KCMO Apr 27, 2020
I love Mandel’s sentences so much. I love how her protagonists are these captivating women on a journey. I think that I always want to be reading these sentences. Though this does not contain the huge weight that followed everything in Station Eleven, The Glass Hotel makes the weight more persona... Read More »
A gorgeously written, immersive book about how easy it is to cross lines into questionable moral territory. At its center is Vincent, who loses her mother when she's 13 and as an adult makes her way into the heart of the Country of Money in New York City. Narrated by a number of well-drawn charac... Read More »