El juego de Ripper
Publish date: January 3rd 2014
Publisher: Plaza & Janes
Pages no: 480
Edition language: Spanish
Cuando leí el título pensé que sería una de esas historias donde imitan a Jack The Ripper... pero luego vi el autor (en este caso autora) y me dije a mí misma 'Isabel Allende no haría algo tan ordinario como eso'. Cuando leí la sinopsis no me engancho al instante como lo hicieron otros de sus libros...
Don't read it for the mystery, read it for the things which make an Allende novel so rich and satisfying: a large, diverse cast with complex backstories and complicated relationships. Solving the mystery is the driver of the plot, but it isn't compelling in the way that Amanda's relationship with he...
« É a minha estreia nos livros de Isabel Allende.Gratificante era a palavra que utilizaria se me pedissem para descrever o livro numa só palavra.É sabido que tenho uma paixão por personagens, coerentes, bem construídas, verosímeis, com "backstory" oportuno e com a dose certa de conflito interno e ex...
I was really looking forward to Ripper. I like Isabelle Allende and enjoyed Maya's Notebook. Ripper is supposed to be her first foray int o the Thriller genre. Well, it never got thrilling for me. I was bored to tears and by the middle of the book, I decided it was never going to get better. Th...
This is a crime novel, but still undeniably and wonderfully Isabel Allende. It's a great story, but lots of time is spent in filling out the characters fully, which usually doesn't happen in the average crime novel. But the book is all the better for it.
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