Friday, March 01, 2024

Thirteen fierce and unforgettable women in fiction

At the Amazon Book Review the editors tagged thirteen of their "favorite novels that showcase fierce and fiery female protagonists," including:
The Island of Sea Women by Lisa See

If you’re in the mood for female friendship set against 1930s Korea Set in the 1930s and 1940s, The Island of the Sea Women presents a sprawling portrait of two Korean women who are best friends but come from radically different backgrounds. As they take their place among the female divers on Jeju Island, their home and their relationship become caught between the warring empires of Korea and Japan. Will their friendship last?
–Al Woodworth, Amazon Editor
Read about another entry on the list.

The Island of Sea Women is among Vanessa Wilkie's seven provocative books of feminist history.

--Marshal Zeringue