Archive for January 10th, 2008

Songs of the Humpback Whale

I have to say, I am a bit disappointed. I was really expecting a good read, seeing that this is one of Jodi Picoult’s books, but I am sadly disappointed.

The book goes back and forth in time, till I am quite confused about the whole story. The ending is quite interesting, but the content of the book is somewhat unhappening.

Right, so much for my input. Here is the summary that is at the end of the book.

For years, Jane has lived in the shadows of her husband, renowned oceanographer Oliver Jones. But during an escalating arguement, Jane leaves woth their teenage daughter, Rebecca, for a cross-country road trip guided by her brother Joley to his Massachusetts apple farm, where surprising self-discoveries await.

Now Oliver, an expert at tracking humpback whales across vast oceans, will search for his wife across a continent – and find a new way to see the world, his family, and himself – through her eyes.




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