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SarahC
Sep 17, 2009 SarahC rated it it was amazing
This is a book you can stay up late with and not regret missing the sleep. I knew it had a good reputation and I see why. It is a great young adult book written in an earlier romantic style and deals with strong issues of society and particular events after the first World War. You will enjoy the gumption and drive of this young Russian Countess forced to start over in England and show what she's made of. She is one of a collection of the novel's appealing young characters adjusting to the chang ...more
Kristina Marie
Sep 14, 2010 Kristina Marie rated it liked it  ·  review of another edition
Shelves: audio, 2010
At first, I didn't enjoy this book, but I stuck with it. The narrator, Davina Porter, is pretty good. As for the plot and characters- they were okay. The only real surprise was Proom's plan.
Roberta
Oct 09, 2013 Roberta rated it liked it
Nice story, but I got a little lost with all the characters.
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