“VanderMeer is a master author, and this is a masterwork.”
“whether you approach this novel as a fable or an allegory or a light adventure or a study in kindness, even just a magical profile of Paris, you’ll find top-level writing and storytelling.
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It’s 2008, Barack Obama has been elected president. Ruth Tuttle and her husband Xavier are excited about what lies ahead for them.
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“The writing is strong, the dialogue is realistic, and her characters are well depicted and believable.
“A rare talent and an elusive one.”
“The Chanel Sisters is a well-researched historical fiction that depicts France’s Belle Epoch and post-war change.
“A lovely, gorgeously set, romantic story sure to charm lovers of historical fiction with its joie de vivre and savoir faire.”
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