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The Thirteenth Tale - Diane Setterfield
The Thirteenth Tale
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3.95 1990
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780743298025 (0743298020)
ASIN: 743298020
Publisher: Atria Books
Pages no: 406
Edition language: English
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Books & Chocolate
Books & Chocolate rated it
4.5 The Thirteenth Tale
I love my book club. We've been gathering around the same dining room table for over 10 years. But I need to give them a bit of sass. I've been trying to talk them into reading The Thirteenth Tale for YEARS. For some reason, it never makes the list. I'll admit, the synopsis doesn't really grab me so...
Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
4.0 When the backstory IS the story. . . . . . . . .
Disclosure: I borrowed this book from my local public library. I do not know the author nor have I ever had any communication with her about this book or any other matter I am an author. Quick review, then spoilers and discussion. I can't speak for other authors, but for me, the backstory -- ...
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
4.0 The Thirteenth Tale by Diane Setterfield
This is the kind of book that I should use quotes to make my point, but I read a print edition, and I am just far too lazy to go back and get my copy and find the quotes that I've marked. I really don't know what I was expecting when I picked up this novel. I chose it because of the stunning cover...
Tellulah Darling
Tellulah Darling rated it
5.0 Magical Thirteenth Tale delights
I couldn't even remember why I'd put this book on hold at the library and I had pretty low expectations going into it. But wow, what a story. To her surprise, a young woman is asked to be the biographer of England's most famous novelist, Vida Winter. An author, who has never truly told the truth abo...
In Love of Books and Friendship
In Love of Books and Friendship rated it
5.0 The Thirteenth Tale
This is the perfect-stay-at-home-on-a-rainy-day-read. A beautifully written gothic tale set in modern day England is mesmerizing until the very end. The story starts off with Margaret who with her father is the owner of a antique bookstore. She is a novice biographer when she's asked by the famo...
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