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Die Totenleserin - Ariana Franklin
Die Totenleserin
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9783426652930 (3426652935)
Publisher: Galeria
Pages no: 476
Edition language: Deutsch
Series: Mistress of the Art of Death (#1)
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Lillelara rated it
2.0 Mistress of the Art of Death
As it turns out I couldn´t endure this book any longer (I´ve read 355 pages and after that I started skim reading). It´s Cambridge in the year 1171, a child has been murdered, other children have been abducted and the local Jews are being accused of the crimes. Since the Jews are important for the...
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Carolyn Cannot Live Without Books! rated it
What a fantastic book! I had this in the back of my bookshelf and just kept putting off reading it. Then my mystery book club picked this one to read and I finally made myself read it. I should have done that years ago. I loved the main character Adelia. The mystery itself was horrible. I just can't...
susanvoss18 rated it
5.0 Mistress of the Art of Death by Ariana Franklin
Set in medieval Cambridge, children keep turning up dead. The local Catholics begin to blame the local Jewish community and then the local law must lock up the Jews for their own safety. However, this is not a tenable situation that can last for long. King Henry II wants to continue to receive his J...
An American Aussie's Imaginarium
An American Aussie's Imaginarium rated it
3.0 Mistress of the Art of Death
Again, another lem for me. :( Got about 20% in and couldn't really continue.This really isn't my month in reading books :(Oh well.
In a network of lines that enlace
In a network of lines that enlace rated it
3.5 Strong main character, good plot but disappointing ending
This was my second historical novel, and one again I picked on recommendation. Once again, I was impressed. The story centers on Adelia, a ‘doctor of death’ on a mission from the King of Sicily to uncover a murderer in Cambridge. The idea of the novel is brilliant; Adelia is the ultimate outsider,...
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