4.5 Stars for 'A Silver Sun'
Recently I was sent a copy of 'A Silver Sun' by Sandra Freeman to review. I found it very original. The novel, set in modern Southern France amongst the British ex-pat community, is touching, wry and full of pathos. The characters are vivid, very human, nicely contrasting, and at times truly startling. I particularly enjoyed Sandra Freeman's deft and realistic drawing of more mature romantic leads, especially Stella, the sympathetic main heroine. The author creates younger characters equally well and I found myself cheering on Ben especially.
'A Silver Sun' is a rewarding relationship read and offers many insights into life abroad, life in a small France village, grief, lost-love and the nature of age.