I found the 'storyline' disjointed and 'weird'.
I've been trying to come up with a good way to describe what it is like about her and the best I can think of is that she's a "wordsmith".
Then, this amazing story, with its razor-sharp insights, poetic prose, and intricate story brought me to life again.
The Passion is one of the more unusual historical fiction novels I’ve read, a blending of re-imagined history, detailed settings in the Napoleonic era, elements of the fantastic,... Read morePublished 2 months ago by Marysia
I did not enjoy this book. I did manage to finish it, mostly because it was recommended to me and it had such great ratings but I couldn't wait to finish it and be done with it. Read morePublished 2 months ago by Witzerklutz
Not one of my favourite books. I found the 'storyline' disjointed and 'weird'. Fantasy!Published 2 months ago by Diana Mepsted
Several years ago, I read Jeanette Winterson's “Written On The Body,” which made a tremendous impression on me, and unfortunately I haven't found my way to another Winterson novel... Read morePublished 3 months ago by A Certain Bibliophile
Great book with a powerful literary technique of repeating one line here and there throughout the text. "you play you win you play you lose you play. Read morePublished 4 months ago by Annie Lanzillotto author of L is for Lion
A finely written piece of literature. Although it is not exciting or suspenseful, it is a story of deep reflection and thought. Read morePublished 9 months ago by T Davidson