The Dance Tree by Kiran Millwood Hargrave has a lot going for it, however, I felt that the plot never got going and the ending was anticlimactic.
Donovan’s Devils brings to the forefront the unquestioned bravery of the operatives. The help they provided behind the lines was priceless
George Moore was an Irish novelist, poet, critic, and writer. Mr. Moore is often said to be the great modern Irish novelist, known for his book Esther Waters
Portrait of an Unknown Woman by Daniel Silva is the 22nd book in the Gabriel Allon series, where the retired Israeli spy is investigating an art forgery ring
While I certainly enjoyed reading much of it, I thought that after 1,200+ pages, that the ending was rushed, with three minor characters closing it.
But then, a strange thing happened – I started to enjoy this chapter very much. Especially when I figure out the meanings and the playfulness of the words
Prosper Jolyot de Crébillon was a French writer known for his poetry and tragedies, many consider him a better tragic poet than Voltaire
This chapter is mostly about English history. The children, with Handsome John, Phyllis, and others go to look at the English Civil War, and Oliver Cromwell
A small, but significant slice of history. The village of Le Chambon-sur-Lignon became part of a wide network to rescue Jews from the Nazi killing machine
This is an excellent novel that’s difficult to like, there are no likeable characters and the protagonist is not one you could root for