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Nov 20, 2011 01:20PM
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the_cat
the_cat is on page 444 of 455
Decisions decisions 4 stars? 5? It's a nice read, relaxing, with the right pitch of tragedy and romance and longing. The author has made her research. Who remembers how the old stoves and ovens worked? Trillionth of details of early 1900s life. Well done that. But, like one of the other readers said, it bothers me that Eve has to be such a beauty. This is only the first chapter of something big. Looking forward to +.
Nov 22, 2011 03:32AM
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the_cat
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"Stop!" Eve cried, and Samuel thought her hat must have blown off, but there it was on her head, where it should be. (...) It seemed to be Fortrum's that had caught her eye. Well, I'll be blessed, he thought; not a diamonds and pearls woman then. More of an anchovies and capers type. F&M
Nov 21, 2011 03:06AM
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Nov 19, 2011 04:20PM
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the_cat
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Her feckless drunkard of a father had hanged himself out of self-pity when the death of his wife left him with sole charge of five children, and Eve, at 13, took over. She sent 12-year-old Silas to the pit in place of his father and tried to raise the little ones herself, then watched helplessly as they died of typhoid, one after the other, with such terrifying speed that for days afterwards Eve kept forgetting..
Nov 19, 2011 09:13AM
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the_cat
the_cat is on page 9 of 455
Only a few pages in but this promises to be good...
Nov 19, 2011 02:27AM
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