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    Exquisite!

    A beautiful haunting story of an abandoned son and daughter during the war time. The mystery of their Mother's disppearance and resurfacing, the truth and falsehoods of undergroung espionage and the tender moments that sew lives back together with astonishing regret kept me glued to the book. Michael Ondaatje is a master story teller with voices and thoughts that ring true. His meticulous research is transports the reader in to some fascinating and surprising places. Another winner for Mr. Ondaatje!
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    no light in warlight

    despite all the stylistic words this work uses it is a poor job of telling a story. rambling, repetitive, nothing in the end
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    An excellent book

    Well written. Suspensfull. Interesting idea. A good read.
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    A complex and elegantly told novel

    This is a book that grabs you from the first paragraphs. It highlights a very intriguing time in British history. The characters are very strong and original.
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    A Must Read

    Amazing, gripping, moving, surprising, Dickensian, epic. Too many adjectives. Just read it!
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