Women TalkingWomen Talking by Miriam Toews
My rating: 4 of 5 stars

I received a free copy of this book from PenguinRandomHouse Canada for an honest review. I have read other books by this Canadian author so I was excited to read this. This is a fictional account of true events that happened to women and children in a Mennonite community in Bolivia. It was horrifying to read that the women and children had been drugged and repeatedly raped over time by the men in their community. The story is a discussion the women are having as to whether they should leave, do nothing, or stay and fight. They only have a small window of time to make their decision while the men are temporarily away. As they debate their choices and you learn more about what they endure living in their colony it becomes more horrifying. This is a small but very impactful book.

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