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This is not a run-of-the mill story about obsession. Clara is a perceptive and mature heroine, but she still has to face all the difficulties that come with such a relationship, and she does that with ups and downs—making her a pretty realistic protagonist (with a sense of humour, too).


  • BEST YANS LIST American Library Awards 2012


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