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At first, I had avoided reading this book because of a huge spoiler that deterred me. I am so glad that I eventually decided to change my mind. The Frank is Frank Lloyd Wright, the renowned architect. Think Falling Water among other places.
This historical novel takes place when FLW was a young man. It tells the story of his first and second marriages in an involving and engaging way. You might not always like Frank Lloyd Wright when you read this novel but I think that you will find him to be intriguing. I very much enjoyed getting to know Mamah Borthwick Chaney, a Chicago society matron. I will let you learn who she was for yourself. Spoiler alert…The story has some very real tragedy but is well worth the read.
Highly recommended. 5 ***** out of 5.
“It takes great courage to write a novel about historical people, and in particular to give voice to someone as mythic as Frank Lloyd Wright. This beautifully written novel about Mamah Cheney and Frank Lloyd Wright’s love affair is vivid and intelligent, unsentimental and compassionate.”