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Book Review of The Buddha in the Attic

The Buddha in the Attic
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Despite sounding like a fascinating topic, this was a disappointing read for my monthly book club. We expected this to have a more historical basis, but no real facts were presented. It was anecdotal, but I wasn't sure any of the incidents actually happened or were just 'like' something that appeared in one of the author's historical resources she used.
I just didn't like the voice the book was written in. And though names were sometimes used, we never got to 'know' any of the characters. More often, the author said " One of us" did this or that. For this reason, I felt disconnected from the characters.
I will look for another book on this topic as it is one many Americans know little about.

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