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A Wounded Name - Dot Hutchison
A Wounded Name
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Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9781467708876 (1467708879)
ASIN: 1467708879
Publisher: Carolrhoda Lab
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Her Fine Eyes
Her Fine Eyes rated it
0.0 A Wounded Name
***Note: this review assumes that you've read the book.*** One-sentence summary: A Hamlet retelling, from Ophelia's point of view, delving beautifully into her fragile mind, with only a few debut hiccups along the way. Carolrhoda Lab shoutout. I've so far enjoyed every Carolrhoda Lab book I've r...
JL's Bibliomania
JL's Bibliomania rated it
3.5 ARC Review: A Wounded Name
In the tradition of looking at classic literature from alternate viewpoints including Grendel and the many modern fairy-tale retellings comes A Wounded Name, set at a boarding school and retelling the story of Hamlet from Ophelia’s viewpoint. As others have commented, the descriptive language thro...
Thalia @ Pictures in the Words
Thalia @ Pictures in the Words rated it
4.0 A Wounded Name
This book…I had a love-hate relationship with it, before finally giving into to the drop-dead gorgeous writing style. I was suckered in by the cover immediately, and fell in love with the words from the first page. I didn’t even enjoy Hamlet all that much, but for some reason, Hamlet retellings are ...
A Girl With a Story
A Girl With a Story rated it
Dot Hutchison gives reader’s an enthralling new look at the classic Hamlet with an invigorating twist in her new novel A Wounded Name. Told this time throw the eyes of Ophelia, Hutchison is able to captivate the reader’s with a different view of the madness of Hamlet, or in the case of this novel, D...
R-r-read rated it
3.0 A Wounded Name
The GoodHamlet's craziness. I loved that this modern adaptation keeps the manic, desperate feeling you get when reading the original Hamlet. His outrageous antics and his uncanny ability to talk in circles while saying nothing and everything at once were absolutely perfect.The tragedy. The way the s...
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