Page Turner May 17, 2011
As a historian, I don't usually read historical fiction. I just find that it's true what they say, that truth is stranger than fiction, and in my opinion usually more interesting too. But this book changed my mind. This is the sort of book you want to read cover to cover, without ever putting it down. The author is able to tell the stories of two women, decades apart without being confusing, and without making you forget about one while reading the other. The result is an amazing work that will leave you thoughtful and full of emotions. I would highly recommend it to anyone.