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Book was OK, plot of story was limited. Nice thoughtful description of situation and main character's thoughts.Published 4 months ago by Joyce M.
The Book of Fires takes us back to 18th century England. We are introduced to Agnes Trussel who is a 17-year-old living a simple country life. Read morePublished 4 months ago by patty mccormick
haven't read it yet, but, according to the jacket description, I know I'll like itPublished 4 months ago by calmol
I found the concept of this novel an interesting idea, but didn't love the way it was carried out. For much of the novel, it felt to me like Borodale got a little heavy-handed with... Read morePublished 6 months ago by EpicFehlReader
I enjoyed the book and the character of Agnes Trussel, made 'human' by some of her decisions along the way. Read morePublished 16 months ago by Paige Hunter
I loved it! I cry and laugh, get angry also, and I think , "is there another like this" when it ends.Published on January 7, 2013 by Meredith L. Peters
This is the story of Agnes, a young girl from the countryside, who realizes that she is pregnant from a rape. Read morePublished on July 3, 2011 by Michelle Boytim
The book of Fires by Jane Borodale is set in 18th Century rural England and London. After surviving a hellish rape and subsequently stealing enough to forge her way to the grimy... Read morePublished on October 13, 2010 by rachel