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...
Author: Claire North Rating: 2 stars Two stars because the writing was solid.But the story lost something along the way and became muddled. The science was ... odd. Ms. North lost me at quantum mirror.If quantum mirrors are your thing - I say have at it! Meanwhile I'm moving on to my next book....
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