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The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle - Avi
The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
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3.74 380
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780380714759 (0380714752)
Publisher: HarperCollins
Pages no: 304
Edition language: English
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Bashara Likes Books
Bashara Likes Books rated it
3.0 The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
I expected this to be the biggest hit of our historical fiction reading this year, but it wan't quite that. I enjoyed the story overall and there were times when I was definitely surprised by the twists and turns, but I just didn't fully buy into it or connect with it. Charlotte's transformation j...
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Ellinor's Litventures rated it
Oh how I love this kind of book: children's historical fiction in combination with an adventure story and a strong female heroine! Of course, reading this book as an adult, many things seem a little unrealistic and the heroine at times seems quite naive. But the book is written for children and they...
The Incredibly Deadly Viper
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4.0 The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
This book is very well-written and I enjoyed the adventure a lot (and admittedly I do like anything that takes place on a boat) but a lot of what happened was unrealistic. Not the adventure part, but the fact that she was thirteen and traveling alone even though she was supposed to be upper class. D...
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5.0 The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle
I first read The True Confessions of Charlotte Doyle when I was about twelve or thirteen. It was a perfect book for me at the time. Historical, adventurous, feminist. It will always be one of my favourites. Yes, as an adult, I can see the flaws. There's just no way the plot would happen. The charact...
The Night Owl
The Night Owl rated it
Other people have given this book a higher score, but for me this was just meh. There was some mystery and some action, but it never really struck a chord with me. I think it was because I didn’t feel Charlotte was a likeable character and I didn’t believe in her quick transformation.Charlotte is th...
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