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Restoration

Restoration - "Restoration weaves together the stories of Alice- a British Ex-pat in Italy during WWII, and Kristin- a talented art student that mysteriously arrives at Alice’s country villa one afternoon. Both women are beautifuly and realistically rendered by Olafsson. Each has her own flaws yet still remains sympathetic. Remarkably, Olafsson is able to tell a very original WWII era story (quite a well-worn topic for historical ficiton)- not hurt in the least by an Icelandic main character, Kristin (Not enough Icelanders in literature, I say!)."See full review at:http://sometimesjenniferreads.wordpress.com/wp-admin/post.php?post=264&action=edit&message=6&postpost=v2