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This is an absolutely perfect woman's book -- it is one of the best novels I have ever read. There is so much to it -- Miranda's relationship with Emily is but a small portion of... Read morePublished 10 months ago by Jacqueline D. Martin
A truly beautifully written novel. Old fashioned charm and intrigue after intrigue, tragedy upon tragedy. Every description lavishly worded. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Grandma D.
This is a book to treasure and share.
Althoug fictional it captures the life and impact
of Emily Dickinson. Deserves a long shelf
I did not know anything about Emily Dickinson and liked learning about her in this way - from the perspective of a 'friend' of hers. Read morePublished on August 13, 2013 by Marilyn M MacLean
Loved it! This novel displays what every novel should...great pace, detail, clarity, warmth, tragedy, joy, surprise ,graphic description, language, graphic scenery and life - like... Read morePublished on October 25, 2011 by Booklover
This was such a well written, well-told story. While based on the reclusive life of Emily Dickenson, it was told through the eyes of a fictional girl who Emily let into her life. Read morePublished on March 16, 2011 by sharron coletta
This was the best book I've read in ages. It was hard to believe that it was a novel and that Miranda was not a true person. Rose McMurray's first and only novel. Read morePublished on January 30, 2010 by Lola
I am an avid reader and writer and do not review books often...but I felt compelled to leave a few words here about this delicious book. Read morePublished on December 4, 2009 by D.M.A.
"Genteel" isn't a word one often hears today. But it describes this very special novel. In its pages, its story, and its compelling characters, there's a quiet dignity which I... Read morePublished on August 2, 2009 by Thomma Lyn