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The Coral Thief - Rebecca Stott
The Coral Thief
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780297851370 (0297851373)
Publisher: George Weidenfeld & Nicholson
Edition language: English
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5.0 The Coral Thief: A Novel
I very much enjoyed Stott's previous novel, and picked this up with high expectations. The Coral Thief is a very different kettle of fish to Ghostwalk, but I would say it is certainly on a par (if not better). I enjoyed the colourful detail of Paris in the immediate post-revolution period. I felt th...
Stacia's books
Stacia's books rated it
I really enjoyed The Coral Thief as a historical fiction piece (though the characterization could have been stronger, imo). Stott provided many fascinating facts about the Paris scientific community after the fall of Napoleon, specifically lots of emerging thought around the ideas of transmutation &...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
A botanist traveling to Paris and a new vocation is captivated by a mysterious woman. Dan Stevens reads from Rebecca Stott's love story, set in Paris in 1815 in the aftermath of the Napoleonic Wars. Blurb - Daniel Connor, a brilliant and ambitious student, is in Paris to take up a new position with ...
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Unabridged Chick rated it
The Coral Thief is the best kind of historical novel: detailed enough to be engrossing without losing you in the minutiae, vibrant enough to seem real (without veering off into anachronistic), and balanced by an excellent plot and engaging characters. I inhaled this book over three days, snagged fro...
misfitandmom rated it
Gave up around page 70, not enough to interest me to even slog through it at the gym. Almost cut the cardio short to shorten the pain.
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