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The Distant Hours - Kate Morton
The Distant Hours
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3.80 25
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780230748323 (0230748325)
Publisher: Mantle
Pages no: 674
Edition language: English
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BrokenTune
BrokenTune rated it
2.0 The Distant Hours
Well, that was without doubt the hardest-earned point for the Festive Tasks I've ever completed. To be fair, the fact that I did get Percy's story in the end and that it did turn out in a way I had hoped, well, that made up for quite bit of the stupid purple prose, circular narration, bad plotting...
Obsidian Blue
Obsidian Blue rated it
3.0 Slow Moving Book That Doesn't Deliver
I kind of laugh at this book being marketed as Gothic. It's really not. I mean there's an old castle, but the book itself is so far from Gothic it's not even funny. This is a slow moving book that doesn't pick up any speed. When the book comes to the reveal at that point I just shrugged about it. Th...
pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it
3.0 The Distant Hours
I read the whole thing, so it is certainly not a 2 star book. But, it did feel very drawn out and teasing, hiding important facts in order to reveal them as plot twists, and telegraphing other "secrets" but not revealing them outright for whatever reason. Unlike other novels where history intersects...
pedestrienne
pedestrienne rated it
3.0 The Distant Hours
I read the whole thing, so it is certainly not a 2 star book. But, it did feel very drawn out and teasing, hiding important facts in order to reveal them as plot twists, and telegraphing other "secrets" but not revealing them outright for whatever reason. Unlike other novels where history intersects...
All about me
All about me rated it
4.0 The Distant Hours
At the beginning I thought this was only going to be two or three stars. The passages about the three sisters life in the 90s were a bit overdone. However, once I got past this I found the story completely engaging. It is like the gothic twin sister to The Forgotten Garden; a tragic story about the ...
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