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You learn many of the character's secrets and Isabel Allende has a gift for doling these out in a well-paced, suspenseful way.
"Such a beautiful story about the intertwining of lives and loves over generations."
"Oh, I loved this book. It captivated me completely. I usually read 2 or 3 books at the same time, switching them up to keep from getting bored. I couldn't read anything else while reading this one!"
New Haven, CT
"I always love Allende. She is a very talented storyteller. The Japanese Lover is no exception. I didn't know much about the Japanese internment camps so I appreciate Allende's story."
Myersville , MD
"Lovely story, beautifully written. I loved this book!!"
Lori Rae P.
"love this writer."
Mary Ann L.
"This book is outside of my normal genre. I thought it was a fine read, but the overall plot line didn't engage me. I was much more interested in the part of the story occurring in the past."
"A quiet good read. I loved the twist at the end. I didn't expect it."
Portland , OR
New Albany, OH
"Just not my style or favorite"
San Diego, CA
"I really thought this would be better. Not an awful book but it was slow to really get to the interesting parts."