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creepy discoveries to make you think ...

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Rédigé le : 11/03/2020

loved the unfurling of this story, much made me.think long after I put the book away. the end is quite abrupt and left le wanting more.

a gem of a book

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5 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars

Rédigé le : 14/01/2020

I enjoyed this book so much!! It teaches you, it takes you on a voyage, it made laugh so much and even cry a bit. The epilogue rounds it all up in a surprisingly uplifting way that will make me go have a tree. I found a few passages long in the middle, but the story needes that.

good but lengthy

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4 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Rédigé le : 07/12/2019

I have enjoyed many of this author's books. This was a bit too lengthy and repetitive and, storywise, stiff in the beginning in my opinion. from the middle on it picked up though and I finally felt the attachment to the caracters that I always enjoy in PG's stories. It changes to hear from those courts from a smaller perspective.

Travelsome audiobook

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4 out of 5 stars
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5 out of 5 stars
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4 out of 5 stars

Rédigé le : 28/09/2019

This audiobook made me feel I travelled through time and several lives in different places. The caractères in the story are all connected, but in a bittersweet and very realistic way, no kitsch here! The quite accented reading might be challenging at first but really gives so much to the story, it was one of my favorite Features. However, I could Not help but take off 1 Star as the story is some times dragging. Does not compare to thé exceptionnal first 2 novels of KH.

Long and ever the same

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2 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Rédigé le : 11/09/2019

I have heard 2 other books from this writer and reader before. And this time it really bothered me that it 's always the same... places, gardens, family and especially daughter relationships, books and a young writer, the structure of the story... How un-inventive !! Here the story also had serious lengths, and the end is just silly. And then the elaborate thoughts of a 10 months old Baby ... that really had me roll my eyes. The safe is the beautiful Reading performance. So - acceptable for when you don’t know any other of the writer‘ s work, but really not more.

Touchons

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Rédigé le : 13/06/2019

A truly beautiful story that brings color and emotion to a complicated and oh so brutal situation. Absolutely recommandable! Very nice reading performance, too.

Cheap chicklit’

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1 out of 5 stars
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1 out of 5 stars

Rédigé le : 19/05/2019

While I enjoyed some parts of the story I quickly found the story so very cheap and unrealistic and just ticking off boxes from the chickliterature to do list. Listened to the entire thing because I was on a long solo trip, but never had such a bad and stupid audio book.

I have learned so much!

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Rédigé le : 05/05/2019

A wonderful book of fascinating people and events, smartly woven together. incredibly complete insight in 17th century Europe. with the odd amusing comment. Absolutely great experience!

Complicated

Global
2 out of 5 stars
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3 out of 5 stars
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2 out of 5 stars

Rédigé le : 15/04/2019

The material is complex and making it into a "Short history of" certainly daunting. I learned quite some with this book, but overall found it much too scientific, specialist and often detailed to be an easy reading/hearing for non experts and leisure. The very posh accent of the reading made me smile, feels like sitting in an OxBridge class :-). So ... good but complicated, which I don't think this series was aiming for.

sweet

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4 out of 5 stars
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Rédigé le : 28/03/2019

I heart much good about the book and it is very sweet. The ambiance is touching, the story unfolds well and I especially enjoyed the reading merformance. It did take me a very long time to get into the story through and it does seem lenghty at times, to me anyways.