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Marketed as historical fiction, the book's blurb led me to believe that this was the story of a woman struggling to make sense of life during and immediately after WWII. The story turns out to be much more about a romance than anything else. That, in itself, isn't my problem with the book. I simply could not get into the story. The writing is stilted, the dialogue far too formal and not at all believable. In Shine's effort to distance herself from her own story (which she tells us at the start i ...more