bookshelves: autumn-2013, one-penny-wonder, paper-read, published-2006, series, bedside, handbag-read
Read from September 07 to 18, 2013
One penny wonder, Lavenham
My cover has a decapitated green and white tour bus rolling along Princes Street, where the blurred backdrop is the castle.
Opening: He was lost. He wasn't used to being lost.
¡¡WIMP WHACKS WOOD-WIELDING WANKER!!
This has been my reward for busy days; a little Good Turn on the pillow, and snuck away for a glimpse of the odd delicious paragraph in the handbag.
this second concatenatic is slightly better than the first
4* Case Histories
4* One Good Turn
For a good 100 pages I was wondering what was going to happen as all characters had already been described in good detail, then something happened and I couldn't stop reading. I liked the descriptions and the story, even though I was shocked in two specific parts of it....Continua
How does Kate Atkinson do this? She takes three different genres -literary, detective and humorous fiction - puts them in a bag, shakes them together and ends up with a book you can neither classify nor put down.
Someone said it is much more than a crime novel and I agree, yet I found it in some parts boring and the plot is highly predictable... Disappointing