Truman = Jericho fucking Barrons, in the very best of ways.
Pride and Prejudice meets North and South in a way that doesn't make me yawn.
I AM FLYING THROUGH THIS BOOK. HOLY CRAP THE PLOT IS ACTUALLY A RELEVANT PART OF THE STORY.
YOU HEAR THAT, REGENCY HR WRITERS? PLOT. PLOT. PLOT. RELEVANT PLOT.