Publish date: August 19th 2008
Pages no: 404
Edition language: English
, Young Adult
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, European History
, French Revolution
Well, this should have been two books, at least. It was a good plot, but the trip to France should never have been squeezed into the same novel.So you hate the Love Triangle? Meet Celia Rees, breaking stereotypes: introducing the Love Hexagon. It's not as bad as it could have been, to be honest, b...
Sovay, you tricky devil you. You kept promising me a fascinating story that took place during a dramatic time period, and you were always beyond my reach. Then I reached the end and I realized your promises were shallow. I was looking for an exciting adventure while Sovay tried to save her family's ...
I just want to apologize firstly because this review is not very kind, and I don't like posting this kind of review but I'm . . . doing it anyway.Sovay has an excellent premise: a girl dressing as a highwayman to test the strength of her lover's devotion while her family is caught up in the French r...
Not bad for a historical novel. But by far not as captivating as "Pirates". I stopped after 224 pages because I have so many books on pile and reading time is precious.
Well, it is based off of a folk song, and I love when people take something like that and reinvent it or spin it into a wholly realized novel, but this one fell short of my expectations. It never really grabbed my interest, I never connected with the protagonists and I did not care for the style ove...