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Book Review of The 19th Wife

The 19th Wife
The 19th Wife
Author: David Ebershoff
Genre: Literature & Fiction
Book Type: Paperback
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Helpful Score: 7


Ebershoff manages to straddle multiple stories, centuries and leading characters without leaving the reader behind. All voices feel authentic and it is easy to let go and be carried away by the quirky circumstances of a world I could never understand. While it is not out and out historical fact, I am that much closer to understanding this totally foreign religion without fear and just a little self-indulgent anger. It is, after all, a novel.

A superb read through and through!


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