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Vaclav and Lena by Haley Tanner
Vaclav and Lena

rrplasko, April 22, 2012

Vaclav and Lena by Haley Tanner was not just a good read, but also an insightful glimpse into the complexity of relationships. The book is a contrast between the world we try to protect children from and childhood fantasy. There were some dark undertones in Lena's life. For a first novel Ms Tanner is able to skillfully invite you into the lives of these three people fairly quickly. There are two stories told simultaneously, one of a boy and girl and the other of mother and son. For a quick read it leaves you with plenty to think about.
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