In the Stacks Episode 90: The Wild Rose by Jennifer Donnelly

A video book review of The Wild Rose by Jennifer Donnelly. Purchase the book on Bookshop here, and on Powells here.

"The final novel in the Rose trilogy continues the saga of Fiona Finnegan and her family, who overcome the odds and poverty-stricken situation of their working class East London neighborhood to build a successful tea empire.

"Now it’s time for the younger generation’s story. This adventurous historical romance threads through a cast of colorful characters in the years leading up to World War I, mixing military maneuvers, spies and politics, including women’s right to vote. Seamie Finnegan, who’s become a famous explorer, tries not to care when the beautiful, reckless Willa Allen goes off with Lawrence of Arabia and he has to settle for someone else." -- Michelle Z. from In the

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