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Barbara Wood
Birth date: January 30, 1947
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La Mala *the mean girl*
La Mala *the mean girl* rated it 7 years ago
No-recomendado por Majo Me propongo leer de principio a fin libros considerados "malos". Mi intención es encontrar al menos UNA cualidad buena en ellos y reseñarlos objetivamente siguiendo 20 puntos a desarrollar brevemente. (Los puntos varían según el género del que se trate.)Si tienen ganas de No-...
richardabbott
richardabbott rated it 8 years ago
I really wanted to like The Serpent and the Staff, by Barbara Wood. Here was a historical fiction book claiming to address a place and time close to my own heart – the city of Ugarit(on the coast of modern Syria), in the time of the early New Kingdom Egyptian pharaohsHatshepsut and Thutmose III. Sad...
Self-Professed Book Hoarders
Self-Professed Book Hoarders rated it 8 years ago
I love B. Woods stories about Pre Columbian America. She has such attention to detail and it sweeps the reader to those ancient times. In some portions the tale of Tonina, Kaan, One Eye and Balam was a bit repetitive as well as drawn out. But it was worth experiencing the evolution of the characters...
lievedebs
lievedebs rated it 9 years ago
I read this book to death when I was little. I loved the portayal of a strong woman, reaching her goals and achieving her dreams! Now that I found it again, I will see if I still love it as much. I read it in dutch though and the cover was much nicer hahahahttp://www.boekbeschrijvingen.nl/wood-barba...
jj's books
jj's books rated it 9 years ago
quite liked the story, illegal baby smuggling/adoptions & the search for a lost/stolen child. but at times, especialy getting towards the end, it occaionally got difficult to keep up as it began to change character POV every few paragraphs/pages, rather than at each chapter as it had been.
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