Reviews: THE LIGHT BETWEEN OCEANS by M.L. Stedman

A couple more WWI Reading Challenge participants read The Light Between Oceans by M.L. Stedman. Here are excerpts from their reviews; click the links for the full reviews.

Check out what ww1ha had to say:

I am ambivalent about “The Light Between Oceans,” by M.L. Stedman. I liked most of the story, about a lighthouse keeper off the coast of Australia, and his wife. I liked the lighthouse keeper, Tom Sherbourne, a haunted hero of the Great War. The details of his silent life alone on the island and the precision of his work drew me in.

But I didn’t care for his wife, Isabel, a rich girl from the coastal small town. She wants to pry into memories he has tried to bury.

Check out what Fleur Fisher in her world had to say:

The story was cleverly structured, it was utterly involving, and it asked some searching questions about where the line between right and wrong really fell.

Setting the story in the aftermath of the Great War gave it extra power. A community had come together, suffered losses together, rejected outsiders together, and all of this had such consequences.

 

**Attention participants: Remember to email us a link to your reviews, and we’ll post them here so we can see what everyone is reading!**

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