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Peony in Love by Lisa See
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Sep 18, 08

bookshelves: 2008, asian
Read in September, 2008, read count: 1

I will say that I found the information about China's history and customs to be fascinating, but the plot was contrived, the characters inconsistent (and somewhat unlikeable, except Ren and Yi), and the writing not quite strong enough to support the enormous undertaking of this historical fiction.

I have heard this is not necessarily representative of Lisa See's work, so I may have to check out Snow Flower and the Secret Fan (supposedly her best) or On Gold Mountain (which she personally recommended to me).
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Linda Woot, we have the same rating for this book! :P


Riley Linda wrote: "Woot, we have the same rating for this book! :P"

LOL pigs must be flying. :P


Linda Haha. According to Goodreads our tastes are 65% similar, so it can't be that rare!


Riley Linda wrote: "Haha. According to Goodreads our tastes are 65% similar, so it can't be that rare!"

Really? Haha wow, you're right. That's way higher than I expected. But yay! :)


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