Name of the Star (Shades of London)
Publish date: 2011-09-01
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
See my review of this book, and many more, at Tales from the Great East Road. The mystery of Jack the Ripper is one that has fascinated the world since the anonymous murders occurred in 1888. Who was this serial killer? How did he evade capture? And what drove him to such brutal actions in the first...
Great book! I really love the author's voice and the atmosphere the book evokes. Great read, full review to come!
Oh,God... I almost did a little dance around my room after I finished reading this boring book. This Rory chick does a lot of stupid things like sneaking out while the killer is on the loose. Ugh! I can't even...
This is the first book this author that I'd read, and upon seeing the premise of the book (American moves to the UK) I was a little weary, because the author is American and I'm British. However this book was clearly well researched, and had just the right tone that made it so likeable, and made me ...
When I first heard about The Name of the Star, I was a little dubious. I was worried that it’d be a novel where an American comes to London, which is entirely populated by posh tea-drinking people travelling on red buses. Also, the idea of a paranormal boy being ‘filled with romance’, made me panic ...