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I could never get into this book. It was chosen for our book club, and I tried really hard to read it, but it just simply was not interesting to me. Read morePublished 6 months ago by Mary
Well written, full of references to Venetian art, and wonderful character portrayal - a feast of a book. If you need a book to take to Venice, this is the one.Published 6 months ago by Mr. Arthur Boyars
I could hardly finish this book. I found it incoherent. I think it is just simply unfinished. Did this writer have any professional help from the publisher? Read morePublished 9 months ago by Lamppu
My third reading of Ms. Vickers works, and another enjoyable read. She writes with great characterizations and clarity that I thoroughly enjoyed. Read morePublished 15 months ago by Pepper
I got this book used for a book club review and found it stimulating and compelling. There were two stories simultaneously written, which turned some club readers off, but I felt... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Patricia R
As with the Cleaner of Chartres, the book is a non-challenging read and no more. Again, too much of the Mills and Boon approach.Published 17 months ago by Suzanne Gerozisis
This is a love story, about a woman falling in love with a city, with her unknown possibilities. It is a story of forgiveness and repentance, a woman who sees her small wrongs and... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Frances Kuffel
After reading so many of Donna Leon's books about the venality and corruption of Venice, it was a real pleasure to read something as heart warming as this book. Read morePublished 18 months ago by James W. Ireland
I liked the parallel stories but especially Miss Garnet's blossoming in Venice. This book was recommended to me by several friends, and I'm glad they told me about it.Published 19 months ago by lee hubert