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The Hangman's Daughter by Oliver Pötzsch
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Jul 03, 2012

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Read from July 03 to 15, 2012

I liked this book - I don't know if I would give it a second read but I certainly enjoyed the first. I worry that things were lost in translation because something kept me from being fully involved in likable characters but I had an overwhelming sense that some of the stories/characters could have been better flushed out. However, I enjoyed his style and loved reading about the culture he presents in Bavaria in the 1600s. The difference in the setting, from what I am used to, sucked me in. I loved that the hangman was the main character. The book was very interesting. If you see it on a shelf you should seriously consider picking it up.
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