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A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger
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I really wish Goodreads would invest in a half star system. I think this book was better than three stars but not quite four stars. I found certain parts to be brilliant (view spoiler). For the most part, I found myself slightly bored. It just seems like there was a lot of work leading up to the main conflict. (view spoiler) I felt Chaucer's character was a little weak especially when you really consider the role he played in everything.I rather enjoyed the maudlyn characters and I would have liked to have seen a little more out of them. I can envision a television series in which Gower works with the maudlyns to solve various crimes all over London. Seriously, I would watch. I feel like this book serves as a great jumping off point for future books about John Gower or even the various maudlyns. Now that we know who everyone is, real "adventures" can start. The only question I am left with at the end of the book (and it's entirely possible that I missed the mention) is (view spoiler)
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Reading Progress

April 23, 2014 – Started Reading
April 23, 2014 – Shelved
April 27, 2014 –
page 52
11.21% "There are a lot of characters to keep track of. I am grateful for the list of characters at the beginning of the book as well as the map as the story moves quite quickly through London."
May 13, 2014 – Finished Reading
December 6, 2014 – Shelved as: early-plantagenets
December 31, 2015 – Shelved as: kindle-books

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Darcy About your last spoiler (view spoiler)


Gretchen Thanks.


Linda Good Review


Jackie Blake I thought similarly that 7 stars might work.


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