Rituals of Housekeeping, Memories of Home: On Marilynne Robinson’s First Novel

In one of my earliest memories I am standing on a beach with my father and we are sculpting the shape of a woman’s body out of sand. In my mind it is winter—Avalon in the off-season—and I see us huddled in coats, wrapped in wool, bracing ourselves against the salt wind that blows in […] The post Rituals of Housekeeping, Memories of Home: On Marilynne Robinson's First Novel first appeared on Literary Hub. Continue reading at 'Literrary Hub'

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