I finished this book a few weeks ago and I just haven’t had the time to write my final response until now. I have such mixed emotions about this book. It took me a very long time to connect to the book as a whole. And I’m not going to give the ending away, but there’s a happy ending. I am such a sucker for a happy ending. But within that happy ending there were some disappointing moments. I was angry at the wife for her actions, and I was rooting so hard for her and the main character to find their groove, to work it out. I wanted him to make her believe in the goodness of books instead of fearing it. I won’t dwell too much on what unfolded between her and him, but I must say that I am glad he got a way.
As much as I had a tough time finishing this book, I kind of wish there was a part 2, because I would love to know how life changed for the main character and the ones he started traveling with after the war came. Do books ever exist without being a crime?
Until next time, until the next book…