The Last Enchantments
Publish date: January 28th 2014
Publisher: St. Martin's Press
Pages no: 336
Edition language: English
I read international suspense primarily, occasionally dipping my toe in historical fiction when I enjoy an author's work. I like Mr. Finch's Charles Lenox series—pre-order the books, in fact, and have rated some five stars—so was delighted to find The Last Enchantments.WHAT I LIKED: Mr. Finch does a...
I really should be giving this book the raspberries. The characters are self absorbed, it stinks of academic intellectual snobbery, and there is a bit of pretension in the writing. Even so, I liked this late coming of age story. I liked how this author writes dialog, it felt quite organic to me....
I got the audio version of this book from First Reads and listened to the whole thing in one weekend of house chores and grading. Maybe you're supposed to spread it out more...The language in this book is beautiful, and the author clearly loves Oxford and the time he spent there -- I get the impres...