Reading September 20096/9/2009: This book is set during World War II and is over 600 pages long. Since it is a "big" book that deals with a serious topic, I think it will take me a while to get through it. I noticed that Amazon.com sells the book for $27.85, but I found a used copy of the book for about $8.00 (that includes shipping). I ordered the book last week and received it today. The book is obviously used, but in really good shape. I plan to start reading it when i finish up Olive Kitteridge.