Publish date: October 31st 2007
Pages no: 560
Edition language: English
Series: Languedoc (#2)
I started this read in the audio version. The opening setting is in 19th-Century France, and the descriptions of architecture, in particular, of the Palais Garnier, were exquisite. A few weeks later, I saw photographs which a friend took of the same theater, and the majestic description does the bui...
Z trudem doszłam do końca. Po skończeniu lektury odniosłam wrażenie, że prawie nic się nie działo. Było strasznie dużo opisów, co niestety nie zawsze wychodzi na dobre (w tym przypadku stanowcze NIE), a dialogi jakoś wydały mi się mętne.
It kept me reading but didn't really impress. I suppose it's difficult to follow a success like Labyrinth (which I also found engaging but not impressive) and this rides solidly on it's coat tails. I am starting to really dislike novels that have parallel tracks of time and parallel stories happen...
I read Labyrinth on summer holiday years ago and really enjoyed it, but have only just gotten round to reading Mosse’s follow-up novel Sepulchre. Although advertised as a series, I will say now that there was nothing in this novel that will be confusing if you have not read Labyrinth, there’s a refe...