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Review: The Simple Gift

User Review  - Vasile - Goodreads

One of Australia's most popular poet has created an expressive, wonderful and potent. A story about belonging, family, life and relationships through various perspectives told in a verse-novel. A great read if you like poetry and a gripping plot. Rating Clarification: 5 Stars Read full review

Review: The Simple Gift

User Review  - Leafyseadragon - Goodreads

I had to read this book for Year Ten in school. It was touching, and unconventional; though the free prose felt a little superficial. The whole story was so sad - and the tone was very depressing. And ... Read full review

Review: The Simple Gift

User Review  - Paige Alana - Goodreads

Breathtakingly beautiful!! Herrick's understanding of humanity, generosity and love makes this books a gorgeous piece of literature. The structure of the novel, being written in verse, helps to convey ... Read full review

Review: The Simple Gift

User Review  - Eleni Cook - Goodreads

This book is awful. Read full review

Review: The Simple Gift

User Review  - Lissa - Goodreads

I found this book really sweet. It's not something that I would have picked out for myself, but it's a book that we will be studying this year for school and I read. Admittedly, I don't think I'd read it again in my free time, but it was alright. 2.5 Stars Old Bill is so sweet :) Read full review

Review: The Simple Gift

User Review  - Kelsey Pinch - Goodreads

Quick, easy read and really enjoyable! Read full review

Review: The Simple Gift

User Review  - Melissa - Goodreads

I was so surprised that I enjoyed this book, but it was surprisingly beautiful and poetic. A lovely story, I finished it in just under 2 hours! Definitely a book to read from cover to cover in one sitting! Read full review

Review: The Simple Gift

User Review  - Tallulah Johnston - Goodreads

this was possibly the most beautiful book i have ever read. written in the form of free verse poems i think it was so emotionally engaging. Read full review

Review: The Simple Gift

User Review  - Sandra - Goodreads

I originally had to read this book for year 9, and then again in year 11 and multiple times In between. I absolutely adored this book, Steven Herrick is absolute genius. The books are small and are ... Read full review

Review: The Simple Gift

User Review  - Elissa - Goodreads

I can see why this book is on the HSC reading list - I think it's an interesting concept (novel in poems) but I have to admit that I didn't find myself really sympathising with the characters as well ... Read full review


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