The Ballroom was a very well written novel with enough real history to make the book believable. The characters were so well described that I could virtually picture each one. Charles Fuller, in the beginning, I was drawn to him as a rather sad young man with overbearing parents but as the story unfolded it was clear that he had issues of his own.
Ella, obviously, did not belong in an asylum and I was happy when she was released but I would have liked the story to tell us where she did find work and a little about her post release life.
John Mulligan was a good hearted man and spent many years searching for his love, I was so pleased he got to meet his daughter and granddaughter in the end.
GNHQ, this book is what book clubs are about, well done.
I am a prolific reader and I have ditched several GN books before finishing them and given them a poor review. This time you excelled
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