Jul 23, 11
Read from July 12 to 22, 2011
The sequel to The Count's Millions ... and it is launched with a bang since the book was essentially just chopped in half when they published it in the U.S. So we are hip-deep in unsolved mysteries and I am going nuts trying to figure out who all these mysterious people are ... more later.
A highly complicated plot, with cliff-hangers, intense back stories, very bad mothers and very good mothers ... all of which made a very satisfying story. I especially liked the author's acerbic comments about society and personality types, which still hold true today for the most part. Amusingly made and also used to move the story along. I hope to read it someday on Forgotten Classics. But don't wait for that, as it may be a while. It is free from Gutenberg Project or Amazon on the Kindle. Get both The Count's Millions and this and enjoy them.