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The Book of Speculation - Erika Swyler
The Book of Speculation
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Simon Watson, a young librarian on the verge of losing his job, lives alone on the Long Island Sound in his family home, a house perched on the edge of a bluff that is slowly crumbling toward the sea. His parents are long dead, his mother having drowned in the water his house overlooks. His... show more
Simon Watson, a young librarian on the verge of losing his job, lives alone on the Long Island Sound in his family home, a house perched on the edge of a bluff that is slowly crumbling toward the sea. His parents are long dead, his mother having drowned in the water his house overlooks. His younger sister, Enola, works for a traveling carnival reading tarot cards and seldo
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781250054807 (125005480X)
ASIN: 125005480X
Pages no: 352
Edition language: English
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Modern Reader
Modern Reader rated it
2.0 The Book of Speculation
I can usually find more things to love about a book than to hate. The best thing about this book was its cover. I will admit the story of Peabody and the Wild Boy was more interesting than the first-person narration from Simon. He was boring. The book as a whole was boring despite a good quote here ...
Sheila's Reads
Sheila's Reads rated it
4.0 THE BOOK OF SPECULATION by Erica Swyler
Simon receives a book in the mail about an old carnival from the late 1700's from a rare bookseller. In it is a history of the carnival and names of his ancestors. He researches the names and the carnival. As he does he sees parallels between the carnival and now. Can he avoid what has happened in t...
AudioBook Junkie
AudioBook Junkie rated it
2.0 Gong! Gong! Gong!
This book gets the gong. Now I see why it took me two months to get through it. There was just enough to keep me interested and when I finally reached the end... What was I thinking? Can I get two months of my reading time back Erika Sawyer!!! I've got some speculation for you. I speculate tha...
Maven Books
Maven Books rated it
1.0 The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler
Tedious and gimmicky.
That's What She Read
That's What She Read rated it
0.0 The Book of Speculation by Erika Swyler
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