The Name of the Star
Publisher: Putnam Publishing Group
Edition language: English
I had read a Maureen Johnson book before and really enjoyed it. It was quirky and fun and likeable. I wasn’t sure how I was going to like The Name of the Star since it was a little bit of the stretch from 13 Little Blue Envelops, but I am more then happy to report that I loved this book. It had such...
The cover:I like this one. It does represent Rory and some place of London.The storyline:Well, well. This was an interesting read. The story begins when Rory, the main character, goes to a boarding school in London, she settles there and meets new friends. Then, while she’s settling, a murder happen...
The Name of the Star takes all previous Ripper novels and turns them on their heads with her reimagined hypothesis of the man behind the murders. In true Maureen Johnson fashion, Rory Deveaux is understatedly sarcastic, helping to ease the increasing tension that develops from this decidedly creepy ...
I am having a hard time trying to put what I want to say into words, so this will be short and sweet. I loved the interesting take on the Jack the Ripper copycat. It was a great book, and I love stories set in London. The story moved along really well, and I was happy to see that for a change, it wa...
Abandoned at 30% mark.
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