17 April 2013

Book Review: The Postmistress

The Postmistress by Sarah Blake
My rating: 5 of 5 stars

A beautiful sweeping novel that crosses oceans and pulls on heartstrings. And it's not all fluff. Throw in a world war, crossing enemy lines, lovers torn apart, feminism, and compelling heroines, and you start to see a compelling tale form.

I felt the urge to cry on many occasional reading this, but it didn't feel right somehow when considering the heroines bravery. War is a terrible thing, and this book sits nicely in that war-torn romance category.

But it has slightly more serious undertones. I think, as a journalist, I had an affinity with what Frankie was trying to achieve.

You'll be swept away by this one if you're not careful...


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