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The Thief Taker - C.S. Quinn
The Thief Taker
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781477824931 (1477824936)
ASIN: 1477824936
Publisher: Thomas & Mercer
Pages no: 432
Edition language: English
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Angel's Book Reviews 2.0
Angel's Book Reviews 2.0 rated it
101. THE THIEF TAKER, BY C. S. QUINN This is a bit of a mixed recommendation. The person who recommended it did so with the words “read it so we can discuss how awful it was afterwards”. It has to be said, though, that she’s a History researcher who specializes in 17th century (1600s) England. Synop...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
5.0 Black Death, London 1665
I was very impressed with this book. This is the author, C.S. Quinn's, first book but you wouldn't know that from reading it. She did a fabulous job! The story is centered around the Great Plague that affected London in 1665 which is fascinating in itself but Quinn really sets the scene and makes yo...
Sorry kids, no feet.
Sorry kids, no feet. rated it
4.0 The Thief Taker
Things I learned while reading this book: 1.) If you are reading about any kind of disease outbreak, it is best to avoid reading while eating. Seriously, I made that mistake twice. 2.) If I see a plague doctor walking toward me on the street, I'm running the other direction. 3.) Always carry a littl...
Ellinor's Litventures
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4.0 The Thief Taker by C.S. Quinn
I'm always looking for good historical fiction and especially historical crime - something which is unfortunately very rare. The Thief Taker immediately caught my eye: it seemed to be intelligent historical fiction and there seemed to be no love story involved (or at least wasn't the main focus). Th...
Yzabel rated it
2.5 The Thief Taker
(I got an ARC courtesy of NetGalley, in exchange for an honest review.)When it comes to knowing whether you liked a book or not, some are really hard to place. This novel is one of those.I really liked its atmosphere: London in 1665, the way its streets and buildings were depicted, how travelling fr...
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