Publish date: October 1st 1991
Publisher: Henry Holt & Co
Pages no: 290
Edition language: English
As one of the characters, B.J. Voisard, might describe it, this story is exactly like the quest for the grail, except it takes place in late 19th century America instead of medieval England, and instead of a grail there’s a mysterious woman with an unknown past who can’t speak, and instead of valia...
Karen Joy Fowler's first novel was Sarah Canary, and this well recognized work was added to the list of Science Fiction Masterworks just last year. I left one spot open on my list of authors for the Women of Genre Fiction reading challenge, and upon discovering the setting of this book, it was added...
Intriguing, but maybe a bit scattered? The characters were all very fun, and I liked that there wasn't really an answer at the end, but the timeline jumps quickly & was hard to follow the characters, especially as the author avoided identifying them until you were well into the next scene.
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