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This Rough Magic - Mary Stewart
This Rough Magic
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British actress Lucy Waring believes there is no finer place to be "at liberty" than the sun-drenched isle of Corfu, the alleged locale for Shakespeare's The Tempest. Even the suspicious actions of the handsome, arrogant son of a famous actor cannot dampen her enthusiasm for this wonderland in... show more
British actress Lucy Waring believes there is no finer place to be "at liberty" than the sun-drenched isle of Corfu, the alleged locale for Shakespeare's The Tempest. Even the suspicious actions of the handsome, arrogant son of a famous actor cannot dampen her enthusiasm for this wonderland in the Ionian Sea. Then a human corpse is carried ashore on the incoming tide ...
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Format: hardcover
Publisher: HODDER AND STOUGHTON
Pages no: 285
Edition language: English
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The Quilty Reader
The Quilty Reader rated it
4.0 This Rough Magic by Mary Stewart
Does anyone else write like Mary Stewart? Because if there is another Mary Stewart out there, I want to find her. Her books are the perfect combination of romance and suspense, set in the most beautiful places. I really enjoy the fact that they are contemporaries for the time that they were written....
Lillelara
Lillelara rated it
4.0 This Rough Magic
I´m not sure why I like Mary Stewart´s books as much as I do, but it must have something to do with the way I feel when reading one of her books: [Source] Yes, she´s taking the reader on an adventure. And I don´t care how formulaic, unrealistic and farfetched her stories are and I can´t even g...
Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
3.5 This Rough Magic
It took awhile, but I've come to a book that my mom and I don't necessarily agree on. She remembers this book fondly, while I have more ambivalent feelings about it. I was less than 8 pages in before I was ready to chuck it all and go to Corfu; Stewart's creation of the setting was downright se...
Hooked on Books
Hooked on Books rated it
5.0 This Rough Magic
This one of my favorites of Stewarts! She really makes you want to travel the world!
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
3.5 Charming novel, imperialist attitude
This novel was written 50 years ago, but with one exception, it reads as fresh now as it did then. The story is Stewart’s classic romantic suspense. There is a love interest and danger, a villain and Shakespeare, a plucky heroine and a bevy of charming male sidekicks. Everything unfolds on the pasto...
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