This was a pleasure to read. It was smooth. I don't know if that makes sense to anyone but me, but smooth is the best word I can come up with.
The words just flowed together. The relationships were described so naturally and every situation, feeling, and event just fit. Beautiful style.
I don't know if it matters that I guessed the ending about a quarter of the way through the book. It didn't matter to me, this isn't a mystery novel. Even though I was quite sure of the ending, the journey to get there was great.