Guide Evaluation: THE RED ADDRESS BOOK (⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐) by @sofialundberg_
Style: Historic Fiction
At simply 10 years previous, Doris acquired essentially the most valuable present ever, a beautiful crimson leather-based handle e book from her father. Now 96 years previous, Doris has used it to maintain monitor of crucial individuals in her life. At current, she is utilizing it to jog her reminiscence as she recounts her life in a journal she plans to present to her closest dwelling relative, grand-niece Jenny.
Doris nonetheless lives at residence and has caretakers who test on her each day. It is easy for them to see her as she is now (weak and frail) and to overlook about all she will need to have skilled throughout her lengthy life. Even Jenny is unaware of her nice aunt’s triumphs and defeats so her journal will function a long-lasting legacy.
I totally loved this stunning and shifting story and did not need it to finish. The ending was equal components devastating and heartwarming, and the general message of this story was one I will not quickly overlook.
Location: Sweden (Stockholm), France (Paris) and NYC