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Sonia

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Impossible to put down

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 06-12-2020

This is the kind of story that sticks with you long after the final words. In Evelyn's own words "this is something that could change people's lives"
Evelyn Hugo's character is so life-like that, on more than one occasion, I found myself thinking, "I really need to go watch her movies".
My only issue is that Monique, in comparison to Evelyn, feels very 2D. And maybe that's the point - Evelyn is so enchanting and scandalous that everyone in her shadow feels "less-than" - but the story's end would have felt more meaningful if Monique had been afforded the same space for complexity that was afforded to Evelyn.
All that being said, the story is still incredible. I cried like a baby at the end and I would listen to it all over again in heartbeat.

Bewitching

Overall
5 out of 5 stars
Performance
5 out of 5 stars
Story
5 out of 5 stars

Reviewed: 21-11-2020

This story and the narration capture you from the first word and never let go. The language is bewitching and the characters are so full of life it's hard not to feel like you know them personally.