Monday, July 23, 2012
A quick but satisfying read
This is an intriguing novel, and I got more out of the first parts of the novel more so than the later parts. Reading about the survivors and how they faced difficult choices was much like a literary version of the movie Open Water. This story delves in to the question, what would you do if your lifeboat had too many passengers? Some very thoughtful passages, and I think this is a book that will stick with me a bit. As the main character, Grace is likeable - strong, and very much a survivor. It is interesting how she relates to the other women, and to the fewer men in the boat. Well worth a read.