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The Book of Lost Things - John Connolly
The Book of Lost Things
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3.90 980
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780743298858 (0743298853)
Publisher: Atria Books
Pages no: 339
Edition language: English
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Portable Magic
Portable Magic rated it
3.0 The Book of Lost Things ★★★☆☆
I struggled between giving this book three or four stars. It was inventive and imaginative. The pacing was excellent and I gobbled it up in only a couple of days in spite of having to work my full time job and read around a couple of baseball games. And yet... it was oddly emotionless reading. Enter...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
5.0 Wonderful Merge of YA, Fantasy, & Horror
I don't even know what to say. This book will break your heart, make you shudder in fright, and have you widening your eyes over how Connolly changes up some of our favorite fairy tales and myths. I thought this book was great from beginning to end and I worried throughout about would happen to Davi...
NiWa
NiWa rated it
5.0 Märchenhafter Roman
Nach einer schweren Krankheit ist Davids Mutter gestorben und die Trauer bringt den Jungen fast um. Trost findet er in seinen Büchern, die flüsternd aus den Regalen zu ihm sprechen. Während sein Vater mit einer neuen Frau einen Neuanfang wagt, wird David vom Krummen Mann in die Märchenwelt seiner Bü...
WhiskeyintheJar Romance
WhiskeyintheJar Romance rated it
3.0 Revisited Fairy Tales
"They say that the king has a book, a Book of Lost Things." I'm 80% sure I've read this before but for some reason I can't specifically remember it, so maybe I read or saw a movie that was similar. My memory is poop. I think the revisiting some fairy tales didn't work the best for me becaus...
Jennifer's Books
Jennifer's Books rated it
3.5 The Book of Lost Things
I honestly don't know how to rate this. I'm kind of leaning towards 4 stars, though it wasn't quite a 4 star read to me. Yet three stars seems too low, so I'm going with 3.5...I think. I may change it later once I've had time to reflect on it. Parts of it really worked for me, and other parts fell...
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