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The Historian - Elizabeth Kostova
The Historian
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Late one night, exploring her father’s library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters addressed ominously to "My dear and unfortunate successor". Her discovery plunges her into a world she never dreamed of – a labyrinth where the secrets of her father’s past and her... show more
Late one night, exploring her father’s library, a young woman finds an ancient book and a cache of yellowing letters addressed ominously to "My dear and unfortunate successor". Her discovery plunges her into a world she never dreamed of – a labyrinth where the secrets of her father’s past and her mother’s mysterious fate connect to an evil hidden in the depths of history.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780751537284 (0751537284)
Publisher: Time Warner Books
Pages no: 752
Edition language: English
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Kaethe
Kaethe rated it
Slow, but worth the trip for the library! I expect fans of might like it. It has that same kind of measured, stately pacing. It can be thrilling, mind, but it isn't zippy. I love to read these big old doorstops sometimes.Library copy
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt
FatherCraneMadeMeDoIt rated it
4.0
This is an intense book. It took me about three months to finish, partly because it is very long, but also because it requires a decent amount of mental effort to read. It is not a book that you want to read after a long day. You really have to be in the right mood. But when you are in the right moo...
Thewanderingjew
Thewanderingjew rated it
3.0 Good science fiction!
The Historian, Elizabeth Kostova, author; Joanne Whalley, Dennis Boutsikaris, Rosalyn Landor, Martin Jarvis, Robin Atkin Downes, Jim Ward, narrators Does Vlad Tepes, Count Dracula still live? That is the subject of this book. The reader will travel all over the world with the characters as the searc...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
2.5 Way too long
If you've seen my updates, you'll probably remember that I was pretty excited about this book back at the beginning. Unfortunately, that excitement didn't continue through to the end. This book was 704 pages long. The story was probably worthy of 50% of that length. It had its positives - the...
chaizeokelley
chaizeokelley rated it
What a surprisingly great read! Much different than my normal book but I enjoyed every minute.
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