Darling Jim: A Novel
Publish date: March 31st 2009
Publisher: Henry Holt and Co.
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
Fiona Walsh thought her family's secrets would follow her to her grave, but when her diary is found by a young postman, Niall, the truth about her untimely demise--and that of her sister and aunt--begins to see the light of day. It's the most tragic love story he's ever heard. Niall soon becomes env...
(http://labirinto-livros.blogspot.pt/2012/09/darling-jim.html)Três cadáveres são encontrados dentro de uma casa em Malahide, na Irlanda. A investigação que a polícia leva a cabo decifra parte do mistério - percebe-se que dois dos cadáveres são de mulheres jovens, na flor da idade e os seus corpos er...
Hmmmmm, I am trying to remember to remember why I gave this book 3 stars..it should be more like 2.5 stars. Very dry and slow in its' presentation. I wasn't that impressed with the characters either.
Pros: A dark tale told successfully from a feminine point of view by a male author. It is a story within a story within a story. The perspective does change, but the author makes transitions easy to follow and does it seamlessly without creating any disjointed jolt in time. It held my interest al...
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