The Lotus Eaters is by Tatjana Soli. Helen is one of the few female war photographers in Vietnam. She initially goes to find out the truth about what happened to her brother, who was killed in the war, but then her work becomes something more. Soli's writing is powerful and rich. She does a great job of telling the story of Helen and the two men she loves and her struggle to discover herself in the midst of the Vietnam War.
Ratings: Adult - 8 out of 10 - V (violence) - P (profanity) - AC (mature thematic content).