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Labyrinth by Kate Mosse
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Sep 30, 2011

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bookshelves: own, 2011, reviewed
Read in September, 2011

I picked this one up at Goodwill for about $2, and I can say that the money was not wasted.

Mosse does a good job of weaving her story lines together (something I'm always a bit in awe of because I don't plot well). While other reviews have criticized her lack of character development and her tendency towards description, without giving away too much, I can say that what she did do took a great deal more effort, and in the end, I think it worked very well. Those who complain that the story is "told" rather than "experienced", well, it's a story. Mosse does show us the world (that's what all the description was about!) and the characters tell the story they have in the manner that best fits them.

The book is cleanly written (my internal editor did not rear up at all), and the story is engaging.

Note to my younger friends--this is an 18 and older book.

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