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By: Stella

Mon, 11 Jun 2012 22:08:23 +0000

Definitely a beautiful novel, and I was wondering about the word count; that's even more than I thought! It does start slow, and to anyone about to read it: GET THROUGH THE BEGINNING! It's so, so worth it!



By: Joanna

Thu, 07 Jan 2010 18:29:25 +0000

I work in an indie bookstore and give the same advice whenever I recommend this book (which I do - all the time). I say "stick with it through the trial in the beginning - it'll be worth it!" Glad to see great minds think alike.



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By: Carol

Tue, 10 Mar 2009 16:56:11 +0000

I enjoyed this book, too. I have to agree with you, though, that it starts pretty slowly. It's definitley worth slogging through the beginning, though.



By: Reg

Mon, 09 Mar 2009 18:10:26 +0000

Oops, I mean Jaime!



By: Reg

Mon, 09 Mar 2009 17:48:29 +0000

Hi Kathy, You can blame me for using last names rather than first most places. The Swedes tend to use BOTH names almost always, which seems unnecessary to English speakers. I usually use first names if there is a closer relation between characters. Then again, this might be something the editor did! Another problem is that the publisher left out the two maps that were in the original, which makes it much easier to follow what happens on the island... Be assured that there is a twist to the Harriet story, but I think it comes in book 2. And all 3 volumes were translated in 2006; publishing is often a slow business. Enjoy the rest, Reg



By: Kathy

Mon, 09 Mar 2009 01:08:49 +0000

This is in my TBR pile and I'm really looking forward to reading it.