The Little Book
Publish date: August 14th 2008
Publisher: Dutton Adult
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
If you enjoy stylized "twists and turns," obvious cliff hangers and predictability in a book, this is for you.Promise of a nice writing style (abundance of detail, setting, etcetera) but Edwards falls flat in fulfilling his story's potential. Features such a blatant story line that I had to force my...
Wow... I was sucked right into the early 1900s Vienna - wonderful wonderful descriptions mixed with such complex relationships; loops within loops, twist after twist...Wheeler Burden came into consciousness and found himself in Vienna in 1897. As to how he came to Vienna in the first place, he does...
I was surprised I kept going on this one. Wheeler is quite a guy - Ivy League baseball star, rock and roll star, famous writer. Somehow he gets transported to late 1800s Vienna in order to meet his father and Freud and his grandmother and no, he's not his own grandpa, though he does get to meet "t...
I'm not sure I even have it in me to review this one. It seemed promising at first, but perhaps that was partially wrapped up in Pam's recommendation - she loved it. Me, not so much.
Imagine walking down the street in 1988 San Francisco, seemingly lifting your foot to take a step … and when you put that foot down you have been transported to 1897 Vienna. This is exactly what happens to Stan “Wheeler” Burden. While in Vienna he has encounters with the current mayor and just-sti...
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