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Friday, January 1, 2010

LITTLE BEE by Chris Cleave

In this devastating yet poignant novel, an illegal immigrant from Nigeria takes refuge with an English Family. As she tries to evade the authorities to avoid deportation, her horrific past is revealed along with her ties to the couple who harbors her.
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Anonymous said...

This book is sooo sad. I thought it was cleverly written and love reading about little bee's perspective of her new world. If you're up for a crying fest then go for it. If not, you might want to skip it.

Marie aka Grams said...

It was just too sad to continue reading. You can have my copy.