Dreamers of the Day: A Novel
Publish date: 2008-03-11
Publisher: Random House, Inc.
Pages no: 272
Edition language: English
Very much similar to [b:Doc|8911226|Doc|Mary Doria Russell|https://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1320560135s/8911226.jpg|13787599]--the thorough research is, as always with Mary Doria Russell, evident and gratifying and edifying, and the fictional license is rich and touching and so, so human....
When I heard that Maria Doria Russell had written a book with Winston Churchill and Laurence of Arabia in it, I was really excited -- surely a book with these two characters in it would be fascinating. Her earlier book, A Thread of Grace, is one of my favorite books, and so with great anticipation I...
Mary Doria Russell is one of my favorite authors. Still, this novel didn't quite make it for me. Some interesting historical fiction, but, a little too preachy and 'teachy'. It is an easy quick read and fairly enjoyable.
I'm really conflicted about this book and honestly am not sure whether or not I liked it. Russell's writing, as always, was beautiful and her descriptions were so vivid that I felt I experienced everything Agnes did. On the other hand, I found the book fairly depressing and I really disliked the e...