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It is difficult to put the book down, once you have begun reading.
The gross story has little magic in it, but Livesey's writing has a kind of simple witchcraft in it that makes every scene appear like a Maxfield Parrish painting.
While it is a story about Eva's life, it is also the story of the love we have for our families and how absolutely powerful that love is.
NOTE: I have tried not to reveal specific important plot-details, even as I criticize the plotting. Obviously, though, in doing that, I have to reveal some aspects of its... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Stanley Crowe
Wasn't what I expected from reading the promo; it was a diversion & just OK; nothing to deep; just okPublished 3 months ago by Dee
Loved "The Flight of Gemma Hardy", also by Livesey, but this one fell short somehow. Seemed frustratingly drawn out and the ending was disappointing.Published 7 months ago by Georganne Powell
The author is trying to imitate the darker side of Hilary Mantel, but lacks her talent.
Not engaging, not well written. Read more
Great book. All her stories are a little dark but still very enjoyable. She sets the stage of the area very well.Published 17 months ago by Amazon Customer
Eva was born under the ominous omen of 6 magpies in a tree outside. When her mother dies right after childbirth, she is left to her father's care until her aunt arrives, having... Read morePublished 18 months ago by Michelle Boytim
"Eva Moves the Furniture" is a pleasant coming of age book about a modest woman who is able to form warm attachments, beginning with her family, but forever remains a private... Read morePublished on August 29, 2012 by algo41
As someone else stated in their review, this book feels more like a short story. I enjoyed the writing, although I didn't understand some of her references a few times- maybe they... Read morePublished on July 18, 2012 by ADavis
I think there's an element of mystery in all of Livesey's novels, at least in those that I have read--but I would never call them mysteries per se, because what animates them is... Read morePublished on February 2, 2012 by George in San Francisco