"A finely put together novel, about a fictional woman looking after the town library in the famous French seaside town of St. Malo during the Nazi occupation, 1939-1945. Told from Jocelyn Ferrec (the librarian's) point of view, it chronicles the m..."
"I was very excited to pick up this book, as many colleagues had recommended it to me. It also features several plot threads I enjoy - set in World War II, France, with the Resistance.
While the characters and story are decently drawn, I found it d..."
"This novel completely took my breath away. Terrific reading.
Although positioned as a psychological drama, I think it could more correctly be seen as rendering of the countless doubts that motherhood brings to a confident, intelligent, woman. Whil..."