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The Rathbones

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 14, 2013

    A good read

    I enjoyed this novel. It had everything I appreciate in good fiction.....a good old, well told story.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 11, 2013

    Surface Tension

    I understand the necessity for atmospheric novels in our literary history. However, as a contemporary reader, I think that the era of describing one's characters' feelings with vivid descriptions of sunlight and weather is over. I leapt into this novel about a girl's quest for her origins set amidst a history of the whaling industry, expecting something deeper, more internal, more intriguing. To me, The Rathbones is like a grand ship, gilt but hollow, floating on the surface of a potentially more exquisite story. Alas, I was more interested in the whale beneath, and did not find her here.

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    Posted September 6, 2013

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