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The book is full of charming, touching, and quirky moments, tinged with the sadness of the characters.
The humor the author writes with never diminishes the heartbreak the characters feel, and I think I liked this most about the book.
I think I enjoyed this book more after reading it having a discussion with my book club than while I was reading it.
I felt like I was reading a Monty Python movie! As if the writer couldn't decide if she were writing humor, history, or hermeneutics on trivia!Published 5 hours ago by A. Klumpp
(Don't read the fourth paragraph here if you do not want to know the end of the book.) In a review of this book, the reviewer noted that she did not find the first half charming,... Read morePublished 9 days ago by placebythesea
As a life long fan of The Great Tower of London and having spent many pleasant hours relaxing near the now overgrown moat, I was anxious to read J. Stuart's offering. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Orpington
The mix of fact and fiction allow you to totally invest in the characters of the book. It was a pleasure to escape to London and live in the world of the Beefeaters.Published 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
When I began reading this I had no idea what to expect and where the story was going. Slowly the author reveals the incredible pain of parents' loss of a son while embedding the... Read morePublished 4 months ago by Amazon Customer
I enjoyed the book. It was kind of quirky (which I like), but not as good as I had hoped.Published 4 months ago by Robin Huffman
I apparently liked this book so much, I bought it twice. It wasn't until I started reading it that I realized I'd already read it. Read morePublished 5 months ago by P. Hutchison
A very sweet book filled with Tower history and subplots. It's not a heavy read but a lovely story. If you love reading about British history and enjoy a good light book, this is... Read morePublished 5 months ago by Matriarch
The reviews were great and I bought it, but I could not get through without being bored, so ...., but books are like that, so I would suggest to everyone check for oneself.Published 5 months ago by Edyta Brzeczkowska