A Thousand Perfect Things
Publish date: August 27th 2013
Publisher: Premier Digital Publishing
Pages no: 292
Edition language: English
In a world full of trilogies (and longer) a stand-alone novel is a pleasant surprise and there is lots to like about A Thousand Perfect Things. Firstly, its setting: a world very much like our own, in Victorian times, except that the main two countries (Anglica and Bharata) are able to be connecte...
I actually received this book as an ARC but bought my own copy as soon as I was able. An excellent alternate history fantasy and I very much look forward to reading more.
World building and characterization are top notch. The setting jumps to life off the page. Astoria Harding is a compelling lead and she captures you so much for the first 2/3rds of this, that you can't put it down. But when her emotional arc peaks, it seems the book does too. I found the ending to f...
4.5/5I couldn't help it, guys, I loved this book! It was a little bit strange, atmospheric and at times really beautiful. A bit like The Moonstone by Wilkie Collins? A Thousand Perfect Things was a curious mix of genres, a little bit of new-Victorian alternative historical fiction with a dash of fa...
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