El mercader de café (Spanish Edition)
Publish date: November 26th 2010
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
, Book Club
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Mystery
, 17th Century
It wasn't great. It wasn't terrible. If you find you want to read this book, I won't stop you but I will warn you there are other books out there. Books that are probably more deserving of your time. The characters in this book were blah. They were just there because a story requires people. I didn'...
Not as good as conspiracy of paper, a lot of repetition and the trades were not very well explained.Plus, the villain is omnipotent - never like it when the author seeks such an easy resolution to a mystery he has set up.
My particular edition is not available here on Goodreads18419760249781841976020HardbackLarge PrintPublisher WF Howes LtdWithdrawn from Oxfordshire Library ServiceOpening: Firmer than water or wine, it rippled thickly in its bowl, dark and hot and uninviting. Miguel Lienzo picked it up and pulled it ...
What I liked:It is my second David Liss novel and I'm admiring this writer more and more. Liss meticulously recreates the 17th century Dutch city of Amsterdam fully based on historical documents – really it seems that the author completed exhaustive research if you only consult the list of his sour...
Wonderful plot and character development. Excellent novel.
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