“A remarkably moving novel about love, loss, and family that spans three generations and almost 80 decades” – a CUB must-read!
The topics of family and family secrets are explored in great detail in this novel, and it became very tense at times, particularly towards the end of the book as family connections are uncovered. The ending is bittersweet as the truth is unveiled and the novel concludes in an appropriate manner which brings it full circle.
Overall, The Red Gene is a very powerful and moving novel about love, loss, and family. Spanning three generations and almost 80 decades, this is a novel that contains both heart-warming and heart-wrenching moments, and may even leave you wondering about your own family history.
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