Truly enjoyed the book. I am from Penang so the references made me smile. I have never read a historical fiction based on Penang so this was a pleasure to read.Published 3 days ago by Lucy
I do not remember the last time I read a novel that pulled me into its world so incredibly completely. The rich language and evocative images alone are a feast for the imagination. Read morePublished 6 days ago by A.D.
Good read. Lots of names to keep track of .. confusing at first. Beautifully written. A great story of friendshipPublished 8 days ago by L. Mann
Several times I almost quit on this book. The entire first half of the book moves very slow. I knew once the war started it would be more action and more interesting and it was... Read morePublished 11 days ago by K
This beautifully written novel gives the reader extensive insights into the culture and history of Malaysia during WWII. The characters become very real and engaging. A great read.Published 19 days ago by Beth
I hada tough time getting into the book ;anusual writing and tedious.Published 20 days ago by Christina M. Riveland
I was not sure this was a book I really would enjoy reading, and was surprised to find myself almost immediately fully engaged. Read morePublished 24 days ago by Carol Ann Feltes