Verano de Durante una rutilante fiesta de la alta sociedad en Riverton Manor, un joven y prometedor poeta se quita la vida. Invierno de Grace. Buy La casa de Riverton by KATE MORTON (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. Magnífico retrato de los últimos esplendores de la aristocracia inglesa, un mundo de convenciones y secretos atravesado por vehementes pasiones y terribles.
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The House at Riverton
June Learn how and when to remove this template message. There are complications during the birth and she dies.
I highlighted so many quotes, I won’t even count them. I would have liked a clearer distinction of the age differences between each of them and between the years that passed. It was so long ago.
Mar 08, Noeleen rated it it was amazing. On the sloppy side, I think the minimal dates given for the duration of Grace’s later relationship with Kkate and the age of their son didn’t match up.
This was such a delight to read! She put a lot of work into learning ee herself. What was it like being a housemaid?
There were so many secrets in this book which made it very suspenseful! Some reveiwers did not enjoy Morton’s use of flashbacks, tapes, and letters. You can sense a build-up to a shocking conclusion, only parts of which have been disclosed from the start.
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And some of the minor characters are merely caricatures. Morton can weave the most elaborate stories to warm the heart. Riverfon use of foreshadowing became a bit repetitive, giving the book the feel of a serial at times. She has her own unique c I wanted to read this book because it looked as if it had a lot of elements I really enjoy: She has her own unique connection to the Hartford sisters.
She has degrees in dramatic art and English literature, and harboured dreams of joining the Royal Shakespeare Company until she realised that it was words she loved more than performing. This is my second book to read by Kate Morton. No matter what country I visit I always manage to find a kafe Estate or period property where ghosts of people and the past stirs my imagination and my interest. An enjoyable story and a beautiful historical setting marred by clumsy story telling, overbearing foreshadowing, and an emotional disconnect diverton characters.
La casa de Riverton / The House at Riverton: A Novel
I will finish it because I want to know what all of the heavy-handed foreshadowing is leading up to, but I just spent 20 minutes listening to the narrator figure out the identity of her father ON DISC 10 of EUR 6,04 usado y nuevo 9 ofertas. Jul 12, Mlpmom Book Reviewer rated it really liked it Shelves: Aug 23, Kate rated it it was ok. I absolutely love this author. The House of Riverton 10 42 Jun 29, He shouts at Hannah to shoot Emmeline before she ruins their plans. Emmeline, who has grown into a beautiful woman and one of the Bright Young Peopleprefers London society and often stays with Hannah.
I did think the part when Emmeline went to the fortune teller and view spoiler [ the fortune teller’s tarot cards kept coming up with the death card hide spoiler ] I thought this was really creepy and spooky!
Grace rushes to find Emmeline, and takes her down to the lake to see if they can stop Hannah. We know there was a blood relationship between two characters, but was it ever acknowledged?
That’s way too much time to build up to a final scene of drama. EUR 24,50 usado y nuevo 1 oferta. I knew this fact before I read the authors answers in the novel’s Q and A. View all 7 comments. Hannah is living in London and unhappily married to an older businessman; Robbie provides a glimpse of the life she wanted to have. The novel is full of secrets – some revealed, others hidden forever, reminiscent of the romantic suspense of Daphne du Maurier. And Kate Morton does a wonderful job of blending these influences to perfection.
To see what your friends thought of this book, please sign up. Two young girls grow into womanhood and the desire for independence will affect both Hannah and Emmeline in different yet significant ways. I liked the idea of this book but thought it was sloppily thought out and executed.
Some of those were loosely explained, but with a powerhouse like Morton, I expect everything to be properly tied together. Odd snatches of memory, more like dreams.
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I’ve heard that her others are better than this one, but after reading this, they won’t be at the top of my list. This is such a tiny little thing, though. So many times I thought it was over, but NO. As both Emmeline and Robbie are rushing to her, at rivedton last minute Hannah shoots Robbie to save her sister.
The House at Riverton 57 Dec 13, It has no outline. EUR 0,80 usado y nuevo 14 ofertas. Grace was our narrator, but I felt nothing for her.