My review of ‘When Doves Fly’ for RBRT
Today’s team review is from Alison, she blogs at alisonwilliamswriting.wordpress.com
Alison has been reading When Doves Fly by Lauren Gregory
When Doves Fly by Lauren Gregory
I love well-researched and realistic historical fiction, portraying the world as it would have been and the people as they were. I particularly love well-written historical fiction that tells the story of women, and that pulls no punches. That’s certainly what you get with this novel.
At first, I have to admit I was a little wary. I was worried that Lily was going to be one of those historical women that I hate – the type that people describe as ‘feisty’, who manage to live lives that are completely unrealistic and who emerge from life-changing, catastrophic events unscathed, having snared the handsome hero, won battles single-handed, carved out an independent existence, made their voice heard etc. etc. etc.
But this book doesn’t…
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