The Diplomat’s Daughter by Karin Tanabe

The Diplomat's DaughterThe Diplomat’s Daughter is in part a story of love, but is also a story of hope, tragedy & survival. I read scenes unlike any other I’ve read before & also learnt things about the war that I did not know before. This book is beautiful in every way & Karin Tanabe has done an incredible job with it. I was given an advanced copy of this book to review & I cannot say how glad I am that I was. This is my favourite read of the year so far & I have a feeling it will still hold that spot by the end of the year.

This review may contain some spoilers!

Disclaimer: I was sent an eARC of this book via NetGalley in return for an honest review.


Please note that this book contains scenes depicting rape, miscarriage & war, as well as anti-semitic language/hate speech & racial slurs appropriate to the time period of the book. There are also many scene of human suffering that some readers may find difficult to read.

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