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The Summer Before the War

The Summer Before the War: A Novel - Helen Simonson

The Summer Before the War by Helen Simonson has the elements to make me fall in love with the book. I enjoy it, but I don't fall in love with the story. Helen Simonson's beautiful writing submerges the reader into the world of East Sussex, England; but the story is slow and feels as if I have read it before. I wait for a unique twist on the theme, but that seems missing.


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Reviewed based on a publisher’s galley received through NetGalley


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