Acquired via BookCrossing 05 Jun 2008 – rabck from Camis after I posted on BCUK having bought what I thought was the second book in the series…

An absolutely lovely book, with a simple narrative and strong female central character much in the mode of the No 1 Ladies’ Detective Agency novels, but longer, more complex and more satisfying.

Life on Tahiti is harder than it looks, tensions exist between the French, Tahitian and tourist population, and things can be a bit of a struggle. But the “big dreams on a little island” of the characters shine through, and it’s an uplifting, funny and moving story.

I though this was the first in the trilogy, but that turns out to be Breadfruit, so I’ll try to get hold of a copy of that, read it and then the third one and then send them on a book spiral.