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An Instance of the Fingerpost by Iain Pears
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Apr 30, 2007

it was amazing
bookshelves: fiction
Recommended for: historical fiction and mystery lovers

A story told in four sections, each told in the first person by a different character, and set in England during the Reformation, this is a gripping tale and intriguing mystery. What you think the story is about after reading the first section mutates and evolves to a quite surprising ending. If you like mystery, beautiful prose, and fascinating characters, pick this up. You won't easily be able to put it down.
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message 1: by Arnulfo (new)

Arnulfo This sounds like a good story. I will give ti a try. Thanks scott.


David Actually, it's set during the Restoration, the time after Cromwell's death, when Charles II was restored to the throne. Not the Reformation which was the beginning of the Protestant schism.

But I do agree. It is an excellent book. :)


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