I also am the lone wolf reader. Not ready to join the populous pack of promoted fiction. But our reading group selected it.Their reaction was more of disgust and jealousy of the time and money she had. But I do see her writting talent, intelligent wit and honesty.She lost my support when she reached Bali, for the same reasons mentioned here about "privilaged white women in primitive society".But I was willing to unfurl a flag and have a parade for someone who simply appreciates the ectasy of a good meal and is not a ashamed to tell you about it.
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