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It's just a great story, and I found it very moving with a terrific resolution and denouement.
Adrian falls in love with a local woman, whose ties to the other major characters provide a tension to and deeper understanding of their stories.
I was completely mesmerized by Forna's storytelling and her use of language in this beautiful novel.
Although it had very interesting content , the story seemed tedious and long winded. Interesting times in Africa with all that was happening at the time. Read morePublished 1 day ago by RUTH FRIEDMAN
Character development was excellent. Storyline that made you want to weep at times. Such a relevant book for today. Highly recommend!Published 9 days ago by Beverly G. Sheridan
Wow - unbelievably moving. It is incredible what some people have survived and continue to have to deal with on a daily basis.Published 5 months ago by Candi Lloyd
Fantastic story. I read it quickly because I wanted to know the end of it. I've really enjoyed it vey much. I probably buy other books of her.Published 6 months ago by Ms. Edy Cosma
Every now and then I read a book that is so powerfully crafted that I am in its spell for days afterwards: The Lizard Cage. In the Company of Angels. The Lotus Eaters. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Jill I. Shtulman
I was completely mesmerized by Forna's storytelling and her use of language in this beautiful novel. Read morePublished 11 months ago by Sheila J Hyde
This is one of those novels that reminds me why cultivating strong female voices is so important--because we just understand the world differently. Read morePublished 11 months ago by A. Hogan