Writers: Lisa See

  • Heidi Polk

    Haunting and melancholic look at the bond between two girls in 19th-century China

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    This was a book that I had long wanted to read - I am so glad that I've finally got around to it... This book follows the destinies of two very different girls who grow up in the latter half of nineteenth-century China. The author has meticulously researched her topic yet the book itself never feels as though it is weighed down by all of the details. So much is contained within the pages and it is so easy to imagine events unfolding (*slight spoiler alert - the in-depth look at the process of foot-binding was particularly evocative). Definitely recommended for anyone who enjoys historical or international fiction...

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