Book Review: The Help by Kathryn Stockett

Praise for The Help is more than well-deserved. The author, Kathryn Stockett is narrating a stunning account of history – America’s historical truth, built around the relationship between the whites and blacks. The storyline stretches deep into the variety of prejudices and human tragedy. Pathos and humour mingle in one of the finest ways; Kathryn Stockett is gifted with a beautiful mind and pen, and also her extraordinary insight has a captivating style to demonstrate the true feelings of her characters.

Praise for The Help

“The Help by Kathryn Stockett is a story that made me weep as I rejoiced for each of humanity’s small but steady triumphs over hate and fear. I will never forget this wonderful book.”
- Dorothea Benton Frank

“This heartbreaking story is a stunning debut from a gifted talent.”
- Sarah Sacha Dollacker, The Atlanta Journal-Constitution

“One of those magical books that will suck anybody in.”
- John Searles, The Today Show

“Graceful and real, a compulsively readable story… When folks at your book club wonder what to read next month, go on and pitch this wholly satisfying novel with confidence.”
- Karen Vallby, Entertainment Weekly

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