Monday, 7 April 2008

Book Review

'The Thirteenth Tale'
I'm writing this as part of my 'Spring Reading Challenge.'This is a debut novel from Dianne Setterfield.
A gothic novel which concentrates on the relationship of twins. In this book the lives of 2 sets of twins are entwined. It is a sad book at times with mental illness being portrayed throughout the storyline.I felt drawn into the storyand although there were 2 characters telling their own tales, it was easy to follow.Once into the book I couldn't put it down. The conclusion was good, and all loose endings finished off. The message I took from this novel is that all human life is precious and deserves to be nurtured.
I will be on the outlook for the author's works again as she certainly can tell a good story. Give it a try.


During the week beginning 3rd May weekly geeks put up a scheme for subsequent reviews so here is another review fo 'The Thirteenth Tale',

Eva's review.
Thankyou Eva.

Here's another one --
Marg'e review.
Thankyou Marg.

4 comments:

Charli and me said...

Hi, I have been wanted to read that book. I am inviting you to a book tag if you are interested and have the time. See my blog for details. I added you to my favorites. Have a great day.

valentina said...

hi, thanks for your link!
here's mine
http://valentinasroom.blogspot.com/2008/04/thirteenth-tale-diane-setterfield.html

chainletters said...

Hi! Thanks for your review. Mine is posted at http://chainletters.wordpress.com/2008/05/09/the-thirteenth-tale/

joanna said...

Hi, I've added your link to my review.
It was a great book!