[Paperback Book] × Going East EBOOK AUTHOR Matthew dAncona × PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free
Paperback Book × Going East EBOOK AUTHOR Matthew dAncona × PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free
REVIEW ´ E-book, or Kindle E-pub Ï Matthew dAncona
D that for me I wasn t sure ow I would like this The beginning starts with an act of terrorism and I Breaking The Curse (Sexy Reversed Fairy Tales haven t been impressed with novels written in wake of September 11th But I liked the way the author interspersed a personal story with underlying larger issues It also suprised me a few times and kept me on my toes which I appreciate You may notave A Banquet of Consequences (Inspector Lynley, heard of this one but it is an intriguing thriller about Mia whoseappy life and ROMANTIC TAKEOVER high flying career are destroyed when a bomb rips througher family ome She flees to gritty East London and starts over all the while trying to figure out who ripped apart er life and why Original and suspenseful Another brilliant novel Set in London so I guess it may be even better if you know the streets of the East End it is both a family sagaMia s own family and Keeper of the Light her new family the characters in the Echinacea centrebeautifully drawn and a thrillerCould barely put it down and read it in the afternoons which is very unusual for me 45 stars. A cover up forer family’s destruction Politics and corruption poverty and decadence bigotry and class warfare converge in what is at once a mystery a love story and a testament to the resilience that can only be born in the wake of turbulent time.
It started as a three star book due to clunky introductions of characters I Shattered Spear (The Lost Stars, had to keep rereading to try to figure out who was whoThen it became a four star book as Mia underwenter transformations and grew into er new life although I never understood er leap across the 10 year age difference and worlds of life perspective difference in The Women of Easter her romanceBut it returned to three stars at the end with the bad guy s identity ander actions for resolution Just Finished 12 Going East by Matthew d Ancona Meh After trudging out of the Mile End tube station on a wintery August day I Why Are You So Scared? had my first glimpse of London Iad no illusions going in to my two year post doc that I was going to be in tourist Cool Brittania London but the East End of London did take a while to appreciate d Ancona obviously does relish all that the East End The Power of One has bute does know that its The Wolf Gift (The Wolf Gift Chronicles, history The Blind Beggar for instanceas a lot of dark alleys Going East is not an easy book to describe at all Some cities. Mia Taylor’s life is enviable she He Who Dares has aigh profile career a glamorous powerful family and feels trust and love for the world that surrounds er And then a terrorist bomb destroys it all in one night Struggling to comprehend the loss of everything.
Are somewhat straightforward to capture Paris for instance or Venice London in its conglomerated patchwork of subsumed villages presents very different faces as you travel through it I think that is what appened to this book it is like the novel version of London Os Peixes Também Sabem Cantar here is a lost woman findingerself story there is a fumbling love story t here is an immigrant struggle story a revenge tale and out of the blue is a whodunnitAll in all the writing was good enough to keep my attention as the various foci of the book sharpened and dulled I didn t reallyave the ey wait a minute what appened to feeling and d Ancona very neatly tied up most of the loose ends in a very satisfactory mannerHowever the surveillance state of London was just starting when I was there 20 years ago ie remote cameras everywhere I find it very Stand Up and Fight hard to believe the things Mia did couldave gone undetected for very long I ve been told different parts of London are like night and day and this book ighlighte. She once took for granted she exchanges Bond Street shopping trips and lavish galas for long ours working at a dilapidated ealth center in London's gritty East End As she starts to emerge from grief she begins to piece together what may ave been.