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The Rook - Daniel O'Malley
The Rook
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4.04 785
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780316098793 (0316098795)
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Pages no: 486
Edition language: English
Series: The Checquy Files (#1)
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
4.0 The Rook (Book 1 of the Checquy Files)
Ok, I did as Darth Pendant suggested; I read the book then I watched the trailer for the new Starz series. She's right - the trailer makes absolutely no sense. Or, at least, based on what I saw in the trailer, has very little to do with the book itself. I also agree with DP that the book was go...
BrokenTune rated it
3.5 The Rook
She stood shivering in the rain, watching the words on the letter dissolve under the downpour. Her hair was dripping, her lips tasted salty, and everything ached. Under the dim light of a nearby lamppost, she had scrabbled through the pockets of her jacket, looking for some sort of clue to who she w...
Darth Pedant
Darth Pedant rated it
3.5 The Rook (The Checquy Files #1)
I was reminded I had this book gathering virtual dust in my Kindle when I saw a trailer for the upcoming Starz series. You can watch the trailer here. And then start to read this book. And then you can be as confused as I was. See, the trailer makes it look like a Bourne Identity-like mystery thri...
Bookish Blerd
Bookish Blerd rated it
4.0 Review: The Rook
So it only took me a year plus to read this thing. It was a birthday gift from my hubby last year. It was not something on my wishlist; he went off-script and picked this out himself (with help from staff at B&N). It's not something I would have picked for myself; however that's not to say that I...
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
4.5 The Rook
Picture an England where folks with paranormal powers are members of a secret government agency to protect the unsuspecting populace from what goes bump in the night. Now picture what happens when there is a mole, a traitor, within the ranks. Our protagonist Myfanwy Thomas opens her eyes standin...
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