Salt to the Sea Book Review

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Salt to the Sea Book Review

Katie McGhee, Staff Writer

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Salt to the Sea, by Ruta Sepetys, creates a moving experience for the reader with thrilling twists and dramatic turns. Narrated by four different people, the book discusses the unknown tragedies and events of World War Ⅱ, one of the more major ones being the sinking of the Wilhelm Gustloff. Almost everyone knows the Titanic to be the largest shipwreck in history, but the Wilhelm was actually larger, and that is why this novel is so important. It brings to light forgotten but important events in an interesting way with characters you will fall in love with. Salt to the Sea is an incredible book that will stay with you forever, and why not read something remarkable and learn cool facts about one of the most devastating wars in world history at the same time? In brief, Salt to the Sea is the perfect book for lovers of history and realistic fiction.