by Emma Donoghue
Reviewed by Janet:
Having served as a nurse under Florence Nightingale, Lib Wright is taken aback when her current assignment doesn’t require her advanced skills. She has been brought to Ireland to merely observe an 11 year old girl who has not eaten for four months, in an effort to determine the truth of this wonder. In this small, rural, and staunchly Catholic village, Lib finds herself torn between doing her duty and doing what is right.