This was such an interesting book that had some really interesting themes... private vs public life, media persecution, socialism to name a few.
I enjoyed the imagined life with Diego Rivera and Frida Khalo and their affiliation with Leo Trotsky.
It is a bit of a slog to get through though. It's written in the form of journal entries, newspaper clippings and notes from the fictitious author's secretary/historian so there are very few scenes to keep the reader truly engaged, and in the now. But after seeing her speak, I know that everything she does on the page is for a reason. The Lacuna is no exception.