Publish date: January 8th 2008
Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
The subject matter (women interned during WWI for STDs) should fascinate me, but this was pretty slow going. Lowenthal tried too hard to make Frieda an exemplary heroine to modern readers, rather than just presenting her as a victim of her times and circumstances. And Jo, poor Jo (what female read...