The Tower, The Zoo, and The Tortoise
Publish date: August 10th 2010
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Book Club
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
I liked this book. But I couldn’t help, while reading it, thinking that I should like it more. It has many elements that often provide me with reading pleasure. The animals for instance—the poor wandering albatross that is missing its mate; the monkeys wildly flashing their junk at inopportune times...
This is a nice, light, somewhat humorous book. Nothing all that special but nothing to complain about either. A good book to pick when you need something not too heavy or serious.
Lovely little novel, full of daft, but realistic characters. Funny, but at the same time thought provoking and touching.
I wasn't bowled over by this book, but I didn't dislike it either. It was interesting and entertaining, but predictable and a bit two dimensional. While you get to know about the characters, they never really come to life. My biggest problem with the story is I'm not sure what the point was. Maybe i...
I am feeling generous by not giving this book a 1 star rating. It really is just a sappy love story that has hardly any redeeming qualities.First, the language is just overbearing. She tries to be either cutesy or smart and it just falls flat to me: "She then hunted around, searching amongst the r...
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