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The Book of Life (All Souls Trilogy 3) by Deborah Harkness
4 of 5 people found the following review helpful
Stuggling with this after enjoying books 1 and 2 hugely. Feel compelled to continue just to see how it ends and justify time spent on the 1st books but disappointed so far at end of chapter 10. I agree with other reviewers, that even after reading previous books in 2013, the opening of this last book in the trilogy is confusing with too many minor characters and much dialogue that was overloaded with background references making it feel like wading through lumpy porridge.
Why the author arranged the intro chapters to be heavy like this I cannot say but it feels as if the author was finishing off loose threads as if this was a historical essay rather than an entertaining work of… Read more

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