I read this book to lead a book discussion at the library. It's not a book that I would have necessarily picked up on my own, but I'm glad I did. It's beautifully written and the characters are all so tangible. I was a little cautious since it's yet another WWII book, but it was done so well, and the focus wasn't completely on the war - and didn't take place strictly during that time period.
I found that I had a hard time putting it down. Not that it's suspense, it's just so beautiful and I wanted more and more.