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Posted March 5, 2003
In 1920 Agnes La Grange did servant work. Then she moved to Durban, South Africa, where she found a job as a housekeeper. She now works for a wealthy Jewish family. Then the Jewish man's wife died, and the Jewish man fell in love with Agnes. As a gift he gave her a full-length mirror. The mirror was a gateway into her new life. When she looked into the mirror she discovered her own physical beauty and passions. After a while working for the man, she got pregnant. So she had to move out of the Jewish families house. She moved into the Railway Hotel. The owner of the Hotel was going bankrupt, so Agnes bought the Railway Hotel. After a few months she had her baby. The Jewish man rushed over to see his daughter. They named her Allegra Leah Grange. Agnes married the newspaperman and Leah called him daddy. Tow years later, Agnes saved enough money and she bought another Hotel called the Avondale Hotel. Leah began school for the first time, and her schoolteacher is Sarah. Sarah is the Jewish man's daughter. Soon after Leah was six years old, Agnes fell in love with another man and liked to hunt animals. She called him her hunter. Agnes was cheating on her husband. She then went to North America to see the hunter. The newspaperman found out about the hunter. So he wanted a divorce. Agnes went bankrupt, so Leah and she had to move to the boarding house. The Jewish man wanted to see Leah because he is dying and he wanted to give her money. Leah wouldn't take it from the Jewish man because she doesn't know him. Three months past and the Jewish man died. Sarah was getting married to a wealthy man. Sarah asked Agnes if she and Leah would like to live in the house and take care of it while she is gone. Leah happened to pick Sarah's bedroom to be hers. Agnes bought the Railway hotel and the Avondale Hotel. The Agnes and Leah moved back into the Railway Hotel and stayed there for a while. This book is good for teenage girls to read, because it talks about a woman having a baby at an early and getting married. Pulse she cheated on people. The Mirror will make people realize having a baby at an early age is harder and getting married is a lot harder, because you wont know who you would meet next.Was this review helpful? Yes NoThank you for your feedback. Report this reviewThank you, this review has been flagged.