When Ariel Manto uncovers a copy of The End of Mr. Y in a second-hand bookshop, she can't believe her eyes. She knows enough about its author, the outlandish Victorian scientist Thomas Lumas, to know that copies are exceedingly rare. And, some say, ...
cursed.With Mr. Y under her arm, Ariel finds herself thrust into a thrilling adventure of love, sex, death and time-travel.
Ho iniziato a legger questo libro in quanto la trama mi sembrava davvero molto avvincente ed intrigante, peccato soltanto che dopo circa 50 pagine l'ho lasciato in quanto l'ho trovato noiosissimo. Lo sconsiglio caldamente
I brought this book expecting another, Glass Books of the Dream Eaters by Dahlquist, style Victoriana adventure. However I was pleasantly surprised instead by an excellent story with a twisting plot, set mainly in the modern time frame.
..." Philosophical in places it never bores and kept me reading more, most enjoyable.Continua...Nascondi
Topics of this book are metaphisic, fisic, science and astral travels. I think it's an interesting book and the two main characters Ariel and Adam, are atipical and "suis generis". I did love this book and its story pretty well.