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Brilliant story of eighteenth century Korea brought into the twenty-first century with fascinating characters in both eras. Wonderful subjects for an extraordinary writer. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Susan Stirn
I read this for book club. It was okay. I learned a lot about 18th C Korea but the second part was fairly contrived.Published 7 months ago by Peggy
A word of advice do not purchase "The Red Queen" by Margaret Drabble is totally not accurate. Read morePublished 12 months ago by inum78
Holy. Cow. So, if you like.. Hunger Games.. Throne of Glass.. Graceling.. this is a book for you. I absolutely loved this book. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Jenelle Hutchens
I found this book fascinating. I enjoyed the parallels between the ages and decided to reread it to take in the entire story!Published on July 10, 2013 by M. G.
...but I found this book oddly uncompelling, especially in light of what might have been interesting subject matter. Some good moments, but overall...tedious.Published on June 1, 2013 by Jarrett
Usual excellent writing by Margaret Drabble.
I learned a good deal about North Korea.
The two part nature of the book was well done.
This is a beautifully written piece of historical fact blended with fiction. I found the first half rather drawn out. Read morePublished on March 21, 2013 by Rachel Darken