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User Review  - nosajeel - LibraryThing

A beautiful novel about the Mirabal sisters, who were brutally murdered by the waning Trujillo regime in the Dominican Republic. It is told in chapters narrated in the very different voices of the ... Read full review

Review: In the Time of the Butterflies

User Review  - Christine - Goodreads

This was a phenomenal novel. Alvarez's ability to mix fact with fiction is seamless, so much so that it has prompted me to research the tactual facts of the Mirabal sisters because I couldn't tell ... Read full review

Review: In the Time of the Butterflies

User Review  - Shelbyann Malcolm - Goodreads

Before reading this book I was hoping for a dramatic, mysterious, and uplifting story. Unfortunately, I didn't get that. The book starts off slow and continues to be slow through the novel. Also ... Read full review

Review: In the Time of the Butterflies

User Review  - Emma Ligtenberg - Goodreads

When I first decided to read this novel for my independent reading project, I was excited because the reviews were great, claiming it had an intriguing climax and was a complete page turner. However ... Read full review

Review: In the Time of the Butterflies

User Review  - Melissa Rose - Goodreads

I saw this book over and over again in Barnes and Noble and decided to pick it up. A mix of fact and fiction, the story is intriguing, but somewhere in the details a little interest was lost. I am ... Read full review

Review: In the Time of the Butterflies

User Review  - Ken French - Goodreads

Well-written, moving, and inspiring. Read full review

Review: In the Time of the Butterflies

User Review  - Sarah Kelsey - Goodreads

This is a fictionalized history of the Mirabal sisters of the Dominican Republic during the mid twentieth century dictatorship. It's well written with an unusual but compelling organization. This is ... Read full review

Review: In the Time of the Butterflies

User Review  - Kelsey - Goodreads

A story of courageous sisters who faced the dictator Trujillo in the Dominican Republic proving that courage comes in all shapes, sizes, and forms. Read full review

Review: In the Time of the Butterflies

User Review  - Martha Mahoney - Goodreads

I enjoyed learning about a history, country and culture I knew very little about. However, my lack of prior knowledge made it difficult for me to get into the book. I plodded along for months, and ... Read full review

Review: In the Time of the Butterflies

User Review  - Sophie Zapoli - Goodreads

This book touches the depths of your soul in a moving stunning way that did justice to the Mirabel sisters. The author craftily turns these amazing historical figures into 3-D people that you grow to ... Read full review

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