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Genre: Historical Romance, Historical Fiction
Sprawling, panoramic, epic, clever, brilliant—all these adjectives easily describe Rushforth's portrait of a woman who views the world with penetrating eyes.
Considered "special" by her family, Alice Pinkerton (sister of Ben Pinkerton from Madame Butterfly) is cared for by her indulgent family, who fear she totters on the brink of sanity.
Alice creates a world for herself in
Rushforth brilliantly makes the
Pinkerton's Sister gives you a new appreciation for books and for the author's astute understanding of people and novels. (Mar., 730 pp., $26.00)
Reviewed By: Kathe Robin
Published: March 2005