9 of 17 people found the following review helpful
Drags on and on and on and doesn't get to the point....,
This review is from: Perdita: The Life of Mary Robinson (Paperback)
What a shame!!This book could have been so gripping and so interesting. Mary Robinson was obviously a very colourful figure with an amazing life (She achieved more than we mere mortals can even dream of!) But (the big BUT) the author (Paula Byrne) just does not have a grip on how to keep a reader interested. She drags on, she repeats herself, she makes a great character a complete bore!! I gave up half way through and so did my village book group we all agreed this really was a drag. Instead read Georgina:Duchess of Devonshire, that is a delight and does the woman justice.
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Initial post: 1 Dec 2009 12:26:16 GMT
Ms. K. E. Haines says:
This is a wonderful book! I can only think the attention span of this reviewer and her village group must be very limited!
In reply to an earlier post on 16 Jan 2013 17:12:13 GMT
George Stevenson says:
I am inclined, however, to trust this kind of review a little more than one which "goes over the top." Because opinions differ does not mean one's attention span is necessarily faulty.
Posted on 10 Feb 2013 18:22:14 GMT
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