The Last Waltz by G.G. Vandagriff
My rating: 4 of 5 stars
I was impressed. This is a long book, and there's a lot of back and forth between the characters but it is interesting and enthralling. I couldn't put it down.
The Last Waltz follows a young girl of 19 from pre-ww1 Vienna, Austria to when she becomes a 40-something woman at the start of ww11 in Austria. She falls in love, but also learns about fidelity and the deeper love that can grow in a marriage. She is sometimes foolish and selfish and plays (unwittingly in some ways) with the hearts of the men who love her -- which makes her character real and flawed (which as you know, I find almost necessary). She becomes an outspoken political activist as much as a woman could be in those days.
The book was well-researched and well-written and terribly interesting.
Though it was long I felt it was not a waste of time at all.
I didn't like the ending, but it didn't ruin the whole book for me.
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