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Written on: 09/07/2011
I stumbled across this book in a second hand shop. From the title it did not at first seem like the sort of book I would enjoy reading. However, on the bus journey home I began to read... I was immediately hooked. Eva Rice's writing technique draws the reader in to the story so deep that they feel as if they are there too, as an onlooker watching a play unfold before their eyes. Her detail and description play with the reader's imagination making it imposible to put the book down. I finished… Read Full Review
Written on: 17/12/2010 by xoxLauren (1 review written)
I absolutely loved this book! It was a bit different from what I usually read, but I thought it was amazing. The characters were really charming, and the plot was different to anything else I've read before. It was written very well, which made the characters seem really real. I'd recommend it for to anyone!… Read Full Review
Written on: 25/08/2008
I loved this book, and although the ending isn't as romantic as I'd like it to be, it was about the best book i've read since Pride & Prejudice. I'd definitely reccomend this book to anyone - it's my comfort to snuggle down with this and a cup of hot cocoa. Five star… Read Full Review
Written on: 17/04/2006 by liz1966 (3 reviews written)
Eva Rice's, The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets is the best book I have read in years. I took it to read on holiday and I could not put it down .The tears were streaming down my cheeks at the end and I missed all of the characters when i had finished. So much so that I read it again!!
It read well, the descrptions and the conversations seemed so real.
A great read!!… Read Full Review
Written on: 19/01/2006 by Harriet Klausner (18660 reviews written)
The Lost Art of Keeping Secrets
Dutton, Apr 2006, $24.95
In 1950's England since the Wallace family patriarch died, financial woes threaten his survivors. His young widow, his son and his oldest child, eighteen year old Penelope, scramble with what to do next as there is little time to mourn their loss of their dad and their station in life. In London, Penelope meets zany Charlotte Ferris. When they agree that Johnnie Ray is the greatest, they vow to be friends for… Read Full Review
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