"Not an especially artful novel, though a generally absorbing and eventually very moving one. Durban really isn't one of the better novelists around, but her patience and compassion make her fiction very attractive—and worth paying attention to."
Ancestral guilt, racial conflict, and the call of the unlived life are the dominant themes of this intricate, slow-moving second novel from the South Carolinian author (All Set About With Fever Trees
, 1985; The Laughing Place
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