Rated of 5
The Story of Lucy Gault , written in spare and yet evocative language, filled me with regret for what could have been. I wanted to step into the pages and shout out a warning. And yet, what was, what could have been maybe matter less than we think. Lucy is content in an odd sort of way. The writing is superb - I could taste and smell and hear Lucy's world. One review I read said the book was "slow". Maybe, but never boring. I hated to put it down for the demands made on me by my world. I highly recommend this slim novel. And, I know this sounds tacky, but it would make an amazing movie!
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