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Slow Moving - Like Looking at a Still Life Painting
on April 5, 2013
This novel read very slowly for me. Despite my interest in the topic - an interracial, culturally different and religiously different couple - the book didn't draw me in.
Amina Benzid is from Bangladesh and her husband George Stillman is from Rochester, New York. They meet on the internet and Amina comes to the United States to marry George.
Somehow, the book was akin to looking at a still life painting; it didn't have much life to it. The characters were not fully realized nor were they characterized well.
I expected more from this book and was ultimately disappointed.