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At times I thought I would just stop reading it, but I continued to the end.
Each chapter which brought the story forward was too short to get to know and care about the characters, and since it was time-skipping, they weren't heard from again.
Although I could as well have just read about the history of the house by itself.
Absolutely loved this book. It is so beautifully written, with real feeling for the building as well as for the various interesting characters. Read morePublished 22 days ago by Sue Oswald
Good book, seemed to repeat a lot, but the story was very good. Would read this author again.Published 1 month ago by Rhonda Jeffries
Ashenden has seen and experienced much since its resurrection in 1775. Now its fate is in the hands of Charlie and Ross, brother and sister, niece and nephew of the late owner. Read morePublished 5 months ago by Hooked In a Book
I received a copy of this book from First Reads in exchange for a fair review.
I enjoyed Ashenden and found the concept of the novel interesting. Read more
This delightful novel was a true treat! It touches on more than 200 years of British history, as seen through the people who live and work in a grand estate outside London. Read morePublished 12 months ago by R. Coker
I read this book because I had a craving for something to replace "Downton Abbey." It would be fun to go see Ashenden Park.Published 14 months ago by Bonnie Wheeler
the house was a sad house,
And I wanted to know the characters more. Don't hate it, but don't love it.
Ashenden, the delightful debut novel from Elizabeth Wilhide, traces the life of a beautiful English house from the time of its building in the late eighteenth century until the... Read morePublished 15 months ago by Tamela Mccann
After their elderly aunt dies and leaves them her large country estate of Ashenden, Charlie and his sister, Ros, move into the home to determine whether they should keep it or sell... Read morePublished 17 months ago by Colleen T.