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Wildthorn - Jane Eagland
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Dark secrets and deep betrayals haunt this extraordinary debut set in a Victorian madhouse
Dark secrets and deep betrayals haunt this extraordinary debut set in a Victorian madhouse
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780330458160 (0330458167)
Publisher: Young Picador
Pages no: 359
Edition language: English
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mage4mage rated it
3.0 Wildthorn
I was recommended this as a decent depiction of mental illness in fiction, however it is obvious from the summary it is not a hero with mental illness. Which was very disappointing to me because I got overly excited at the idea of seeing someone who was mentally ill AND gay as the hero, someone I co...
Nina @ Death Books and Tea
Nina @ Death Books and Tea rated it
3.0 Wildthorn
3.5 full review to come
Muh, das Telefonbuch
Muh, das Telefonbuch rated it
Die deutsche Rezension findet ihr hier.3.5___________________________England at the end of the 19th century: Louisa Cosgrove isn’t like most girls her age – and especially not like she should be. She wants to lead a self-determined life, but right now things are as far away from that as possible. Wi...
AnnaMatsuyama rated it
5.0 Wildthorn
19th century 70ies, UK, England Loisa Gosgrove (17) is sent to mental asylum. Her symptoms includes Excessive book-reading and study leading to a weakness of the mind. Desiring to ape men by nursing an ambition to be a doctor. Self-assertiveness in the place of male authority. Admitted in the Wildt...
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4.0 Wildthorn
I don't know what it is with asylums that attracts me so much. Is it the horror of treatment? The mental illnesses? The big question of how they will get out? Will they be able to escape? Whatever it is, asylums make for great settings in a book. Wildthorn was no exception.Louisa is a little differe...
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