'Deep and unforgettable . . . one of the best depictions of the true spirit of motherhood you'll ever see in fiction' (LA Times
'A saga that presses topical buttons ... there is plenty of high emotion and heartbreak, plus the fascination of its setting' (Sunday Times
'Once again, See's research feels impeccable, and she has created an authentic, visually arresting world' (Washington Post
'See paints a vivid portrait of communist China. Her rich detail and astonishing research of the time is breathtaking' (USA Today
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A tale of two mothers, one daughter and a fatherland on the brink of catastrophe...