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Alyson Richman

4.16 of 5 Votes: 4
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Books by Alyson Richman
The Mask Carver's Son (2013)
3.56 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: I really enjoyed Richman's earlier novels but this one left me perplexed. There were not any highlights in this book, the writing style was trite in contrast to lovely ( in her previous books), no character development or consistent plot. I initially thought that it will grow on ...
The Garden of Letters (2014)
4.04 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: I have read many books about the Resistance in France during WWII but this is the first book that I have read about the Resistance movement in Italy during the war. The main character Elodie is an innocent young music prodigy when the war starts in Italy. As she sees the change...
The Lost Wife (2011)
4.2 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: A novel centred on two Jews brought up in well-off families in pre-WW2 Czechoslovakia, and separated early in the War just after their marriage. Each believes the other dead. One becomes a successful doctor in the USA, the other is sent to Terezin Concentration camp. It is a nove...
The Rhythm of Memory (2012)
3.85 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: A Chilean young mother is abducted and tortured for her husband's political opinions in 1974. An impoverished 2-year-old Finnish girl is sent to Sweden to survive WWII. A young Jewish boy fleas Paris with his family to find safety in Peru. These stories are brilliantly intertwine...
Un giorno solo, tutta la vita (2011)
4.2 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: Don't get me wrong.This is a well written book with a nice plot and great character development along the book.But I'm not much drawn to the theme of the book and I have some reservation on parts of the story.It's somewhat slow paced in the beginning but it picks up its pace afte...
Swedish Tango: A Novel (2000)
3.85 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: The book begins with the story of young love blooming between Octavio Ribeiro and the lovely Salome. Age old situation where she's from a well to do family and he doesn't seem to have anything to offer her but his total love and dedication. He lucks into a lucrative career and ...
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