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User Review  - chrisblocker - LibraryThing

Summary in seven words: First half okay. Second half bad. Last eighth awful. Something doesn't add up here. Expanded summaryó Sarah's Key tells two stories. One is the story of the Starzynski's, a ... Read full review

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User Review  - TeenieLee - LibraryThing

This book had such a gut-wrentching premise... and then the author spent her time focusing on a twit of an American journalist who was investigating the Vel' d'Hiv events rather than the fates of ... Read full review

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User Review  - amandamay83 - LibraryThing

Not sure how I want to rate this....2.5 stars might be more accurate. I think part of the problem was that I read, "Those Who Save Us," before this book. That book was phenomenal. This book felt like ... Read full review

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User Review  - suzemo - LibraryThing

This is the second book with dual-storylines that I've read, in as many weeks. And it's *almost* a historical book. It was done better than the other book, but I'm still stretching it to make it a 3 ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cathy_Huber - LibraryThing

Although I learned some things about the plight of the Jews in France during the 1940s, I felt that the modern-day story was totally predictable. I couldn't wait for it to be over. Read full review

Review: Sarah's Key

User Review  - Lisa Greene - Goodreads

Before reading this novel, I didn't know anything about the round-up of Jews by the French police in Paris in 1942. It's a lesser-known piece of history I'm glad I know, even though it was appalling ... Read full review

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User Review  - Dan Schwent - Goodreads

Reporter Julia Jarmond is investigating the events of 1942, when French authorities rounded up the Jews of the cities and put them in concentration camps, an investigation that uncovers links to her ... Read full review

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User Review  - bksgoddess - LibraryThing

The history part was fascinating but I didn't care for the characters in the present (modern day) part of the book. Read full review

Review: Sarah's Key

User Review  - Shana Duval - Goodreads

Sarah's Key was a much more powerful book than I had anticipated. It is a Holocaust story focusing on the Vel d'Hiv roundup that took place in Paris in 1942. Not many people know about this dark ... Read full review

Review: Sarah's Key

User Review  - Michelle Jones - Goodreads

3 1/2 stars. Sarah's story was heart-wrenchingly beautiful, and Julia's quest for Sarah and the other victims of Vel'd'Hiv was fascinating. But Julia's life was too much of a soap opera and her ... Read full review


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