Jennifer's Reviews > The Book of the Maidservant
The Book of the Maidservant
An interesting look at medieval life that might get some teens interested in the period. For me Johanna, the main character, was a bit inconsistent. Yes, she is literally and emotionally on a journey, but her jump to self-confidence and self-reliance needed more internal monologue to flesh it out. In general I would have enjoyed more details about the period, but I imagined Barnhouse wanted to keep the story moving along for younger readers.
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