The Covenant of Water (Oprah's Book Club)
OPRAH’S BOOK CLUB PICK • From the New York Times-bestselling author of Cutting for Stone comes a stunning and magisterial epic of love, faith, and medicine, set in Kerala, South India, following three generations of a family seeking the answers to a strange secret.
Through this glorious story of land and family, spanning the years 1900 to 1977, yo...show more
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The writing, the story telling, the intricate lives and emotions, it’s all just so good. Verghese brings characters to life in a way that’s nearly unmatched. And tells their stories beautifully.
As a side note, I also thoroughly enjoyed and appreciated the long acknowledgments section at the end (which I generally skip), which brought even more life to his novel.
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