"Dahlma Llanos-Figueroa’s Daughters of the Stone sings as
few novels can. It also tells us of a culture and nation that is underrepresented in our literature: Puerto Rico. And it does so with brilliant flourishes, in a narrative both gripping and intimate.
Conveying a wide sweep of history, as witnessed by several generations of women, the book has the warmth of autobiography while sustaining a firm and stately control of technique and
--PEN Literary Awards Program, October 13, 2010.
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