The Air You Breathe
Edition language: English
I don't know how to feel about this book. Just about every character was awful and grated on my nerves. But the story was compelling and I had to see it to the end. So I am really not quite sure what to say. I will just give it 3 stars and call it a wash.
This is a generic work of historical fiction that has me questioning my past literary judgment – because I loved the author’s first novel, The Seamstress, to pieces, and thought it was a fantastic literary adventure, featuring two divergent but equally compelling storylines. That was nine years ago,...
I really enjoyed the friendship of Dores and Graca, the music of samba taking over center stage, whisking them away from a Brazilian sugar plantation to the streets of Hollywood. As the decades fly, the girl’s need each other yet they resent each other. They have a dream and they won’t stop until it...