Publish date: March 3rd 2011
Pages no: 384
Edition language: English
I should have loved this book. It has all my favorite elements, but man was it a chore to get through. Dull one dimensional characters with no redeeming qualities. A storyline that skipped big chucks of time leaving me scratching my head. Just a disappointing read...
Set in Louisiana in the early years of the eighteenth century, Savage Lands is the story of Elisabeth Savaret, a young girl despatched to the colony from Paris as one of a cargo of young women sent out to become wives for the colonists, and Auguste Guichard, a soldier who has grown up among the nati...
Savage Lands begin in 1704 when a group of French Women are sent to the Louisiana Territory to become brides to the settlers there. One of those women is Elisabeth and upon arrival weds Jean-Claude Babelon and for who-knows-what-reason she falls madly in love with him. Also in the story is Auguste w...
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