The First Fifteen Lives of Harry August
Publish date: 8 kwietnia 2014
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
Series: N/A Publisher: Redblock (2014) Genre(s): Mystery, Science Fiction, Historical Fiction I really liked this book and YAY for Claire North for making non-linear narrative work! However, I didn't really like that the story was so narrow in scope (although it is grandiose, or it seems so): I wa...
EXTREMELY unique premise that is well written (though scattered at times) and has interesting concept/characters. Overall, this is a mostly enjoyable read but it took a reeeaaalllyyy long time to end and when it did I just stared at the ereader for a long while. It didn't bog down at any one place, ...
There's really not much to say about this that other reviewers haven't said sooner and better. And I'm an unabashed Claire North/Kate Griffin fangirl, so perhaps I'm an easy target for her particular brand of literary magic, but in any case, this was spectacularly good.
This book blends several genres together seamlessly into one intricate, if not at times wandering, story. There is science fiction, to be sure, but also healthy doses of historical fiction, mystery, and literary fiction in here which make it a good book-club book or crossover novel for those who mig...
I'm done with this book. I cannot explain why I always feel so bogged down trudging through Russia unexpectedly, though I am aware of the similarity of, you know, every other invasion of Russia ever. This isn't war, precisely, but I just stopped caring once it stopped being as much of a mystery an...
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