Kate Morton – Casa de la Riverton. 1 like. Book. Kate Morton – Casa de la Riverton. Book. 1 person likes this topic. Want to like this Page? Sign up for. Verano de Durante una rutilante fiesta de la alta sociedad en Riverton Manor, un joven y prometedor poeta se quita la vida. Invierno de Grace. The House at Riverton is the first novel by Australian author Kate Morton, published in the United Kingdom by Pan Macmillan in June It has been selected.
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This was my first Kate Morton and will be reading many more. Recomendado si te gustan los dramas ingleses bien hechos.
The House at Riverton
I tend to get confused by that, but thankfully all of them were well developed in this case. They fall in love and begin an affair.
I love books that conjure a world around me, bringing their katee and settings to life, so that the real world disappears and all that matters, from beginning to end, is turning one more page. I am listening to this on audiobook, and it is freaking interminable. Also, the book is told in flashbacks, and there were str I wanted to like this.
La casa de Riverton / The House at Riverton: A Novel
I feel such passion ccasa connection with her words and imagery. Want to Read saving…. View all 36 comments. Fireworks are going off all around them and each loud bang affects Robbie further, taking him back to his time in the trenches. The one addressed to her is in shorthand, which Hannah mistakenly believes Grace can read, this misunderstanding being the foundation of the strong connection between the two. In the meantime let me offer the following: View all 10 comments.
She quickly becomes fascinated by Hannah and Emmeline, granddaughters to her employer Lady Violet and daughters to Master Frederick Hartford.
View all 17 comments. This is my second reading of this novel having read it the first time around in and happy to report I enjoyed it every bit as much on my second reading. We find out who actually loved whom, and which family members shouldn’t have been trusted.
It has subtle yet intense emotion. As a young girl, Grace is sent to work at Riverton. Can’t round the rate up to four because there are some twists any human can see coming. I loved, loved it since I gave the book the highest rating that exists here, but my emotions are still roiling.
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We readers too become archeologists peeling back layers upon layers to find out what happened on that dark, pivotal night by the lake when a young poet died and a family was forever changed. Sep 19, Dem rated it really liked it Shelves: Why d I had such high hopes! The suspense and passion here was confined to the last pages, mostly only the last It didn’t really intervene with my reading experience.
The last quarter of the book moved along well, but by that time many of the hints throughout the book had answered most of the questions, just the details remained to be filled in. He moved to America and married the sister of a GI he’d met in France. This article’s plot summary may be too long or excessively detailed. Enjoyed reading a story from a servant’s point of view, especially since Grace the servant still feels the need to protect her former employees even though they are all dead and she is in her nineties.
Dr House at Riverton, by Kate Morton. Lorraine tourist 2 11 May 02, It seemed rather pointless to remain joined to a spouse one didn’t care for.
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I have one question. She does tell, but whom? I stand by my story.
It is my past, and it is coming for me. View all 5 comments.
It actually did feel almost like a mashup of The Remains of the Day, and Downton Abbey, but Riverton was lacking the things that make them great.