I just finished the audio book The Confusion of Languages by Siobhan Fallon. I went to my online library and noticed that some new audio books were just added. Happily I snagged this one right away and avoided the usual long wait.
I have to admit when I saw that the on line library had new books I started clicking quickly. Lately I’ve been more selective and have been reading a few Amazon reviews before I dig into a book but not this time. I wanted to quickly get some reserved before someone else got to the books before I did.
I ended up very happy with this book. The main story happens over the course of a few hours with flash backs taking the read back to the previous days. The story is told by the two female main characters. The author does a great job with this.
The story takes place in modern day in the country Jordan. I loved reading and learning the cultural part of the this book as the two main characters and American women whose husbands are station in the military in Jordan. Much is told about the cultural norms of the country and the expectations of American citizens in Jordan. That was an added bonus to the story for me…it also is the premise of the story.
Here is what Amazon had to say: [Read more…] about What I’m Reading: The Confusion of Languages