Das Versprechen meiner Mutter
Edition language: Deutsch
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Realistic Fiction
, Coming Of Age
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
I really enjoyed this. The first-person narration reflects the age of the narrator, Evelyn. At the beginning of the book she's 12, and 17 by the end. The sentences and thought patterns become longer and more nuanced as she grows older, reflecting Evelyn's growing maturity. I thought Moriarty did...
I read this before my Goodreads.com days, thus I've not written a review of it. However, today's PageADay Book Lover's Calendar had the following review which reminded me of it. This book is one of my all time favorite books.A completely satisfying coming-of-age novel that manages to give you exac...
I started this yesterday and about 20% in it reminded me of something. A short while later I realized that I had in fact read this book before and started remembering everything that was going to happen. I went ahead and finished it because I didn't think I remembered it well enough to write a dec...
The main character in this book seemed really sweet - sorta naive, though I guess that was just because she was young. But the story never really went anywhere, it just "was". Entertaining while it lasted, but it would have been nice to have some sort of real plot.
First I have to say...What a beautiful cover! I wanted to buy this book just for the cover art. But inside is also a beautifully written novel, with lovely characters and little surprises...