©2007 Lisa See; (P)2007 Isis Publishing Ltd.
"Peony's vibrant voice, perfectly pitched between the novel's historical and passionate depths, carries her story beautifully - in life and afterlife." (Publishers Weekly)
"There's much here to be savored and a great deal to be learned." (Washington Post Book World)
I enjoyed this story and got a real sense that the author understood the culture she wrote about very well. I think I probably learned quite a lot about customs etc. while I was able to connect with a lot of the emotions in the character's story.
This was an easy listen and a good book to relax with. I found myself relaxing into sleep with it most nights. The narrator was very melodic.
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