Thoughts on: Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall
Latest Posts / April 10, 2012

About: Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall is a fictional book taking place in an insane asylum during the American Civil War. The lines between insanity and sanity are always blurred and this is especially true during war time. The pub­lisher is giv­ing away one copy of this book— use the form at the end of the post to enter. 288 pages Publisher: Houghton Mifflin Harcourt (April 10, 2012) Language: English ISBN-10: 0547712073 My rating for Blue Asylum – 4 Buy this book in paper or in elec­tronic format. More book by Kathy Hepinstall Thoughts: Blue Asylum by Kathy Hepinstall (website | blog) is a solid story which blurs the lines between what’s real & imaginary, sane & insane and right and wrong. The novel is short and fast paced with clear writing and excellent characterization. I could vividly see the characters, scenery and settings in my mind’s eye. This is an intriguing book with compelling writing. Ms. Hepinstall has a wonderful linguistic gift which makes her work enjoyable to read. There are many themes to the book sanity, slavery, love, and more. What is it like being sane in an insane world and being insane in an insane world are some of the subjects that are being touched on. The…

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