Stella Bain

Stella Bain

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An epic story, set against the backdrop of World War I, from bestselling author Anita Shreve.

When an American woman, Stella Bain, is found suffering from severe shell shock in an exclusive garden in London, surgeon August Bridge and his wife selflessly agree to take her in.

A gesture of goodwill turns into something more as Bridge quickly develops a clinical interest in his houseguest. Stella had been working as a nurse's aide near the front, but she can't remember… (more)

Editorial reviews (6 reviews)

Shreve creates a good-sized canvas of intelligent, well-meaning, well-educated human beings trying to adjust their longings to the rough wishes of the larger world at war.

The true power of "Stella Bain" lies not in what is said, but in what is left unsaid.

You might hope for a shattering plot twist midway through the novel or some startling psychological insight or an ending that is not necessarily filled with love and laughter. But you'll have to find that elsewhere. Stella Bain is a happily ever after girl.

Book Details  

Publisher: Little, Brown and Company (November 12, 2013)

Format: EPUB

File size: 510 KB

Protection: DRM

Language: English

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