but what's especially delightful about Min Jin Lee and her new novel...is that she's taken up the expansive form of the nineteenth century novel and its concerns about money, marriage, and duty, to create a kind of Korean-American riff on all those sagas, Pride And Prejudice, Jane Eyre, Middlemarch, where the principled heroine sometimes behaves like a downright fool."

– Maureen Corrigan, NPR FRESH AIR