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Have complained about all this, though, I loved the book, and plan to go read all his other novels.
The two stories Davies weaves together are both well told, and the author's solution to the mystery of "Mr. Burnett" seems to me ingenious.
I love historical based novels and this is one of the best, very well researched and also a great love story.
The story jumps back and forth in time so much it's hard to focus on the story line.Published 2 months ago by Amazon Customer
The story is fascinating and the narrative is fluid, portraying the characters and the lives they may have had in a credible and realistic work of imagination. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Dulcinea del Toboso
I love historical based novels and this is one of the best, very well researched and also a great love story.Published 5 months ago by Amazon Customer
I loved this book. The writing is superb and the pacing is perfect, going back and forth between the present story and the past. Read morePublished 12 months ago by Katherine A. Dettwyler
This was a book club pick, and most of the group enjoyed it. The story is super promising, and the type of fun, two-stories-in-one read that I typically like. Read morePublished 14 months ago by Sara Strand
I really enjoyed this book and found it fascinating so highly recommend. The book offers a clever plot and a good mystery, with bits of romance, history, and genealogy stirred in. Read morePublished 18 months ago by Marie
I was intrigued by the premise of this book (that's why I bought it) but in the end I was let down by just how inconsequential all of it was. Read morePublished 19 months ago by Jamil Bhatti
It was very interesting in parts; the history of England, people, religion, the main characters. However, if I put the book down for a day or so I had a very hard time getting back... Read morePublished on March 26, 2013 by carolyn sutcliffe
Do not judge "The Conjurer's Bird" by its name or book cover!
I would have never read the book had it not been an assigned reading for our next book club meeting. Read more