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My Dear I Wanted to Tell You by Louisa Young

My Dear I Wanted to Tell You: A Novel - Louisa Young

It seemed interesting and well-written at first, but it got rambling and tedious very quickly. The plot and conversations meandered so much, it wasn't clear where things were going, and the frequent perspective changes -- sometimes within the same page -- made it worse.