This book is fully of excitement and adventure, happiness and tragedy. The narrative flows and is very well plotted. There are many characters
The author assured me that this book was a translation of an epic poem called Jayaparajaya, retold so a layman like myself could understand it.
The stories are bleak and very reminiscent of the stories taking place in Communist Russia – snow, poverty, alcoholism, dead-end jobs,
The author did an excellent job pulling off the dual timeline. I was surprise to learn that The Lost Apothecary is her first book