Will Starling

Will Starling

A Novel

eBook - 2015
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The Reckoning of WM. STARLING, Esq., a Foundling, concerning Monstrous Crimes and Infernal Aspirations, with Perpetrators Named and Shrouded Infamies disclosed to Light of Day, as set down by his Own Hand in this year 1816Reminiscent of Susanna Clarke's Jonathan Strange and Mr. Norrell, this haunting story will transport readers to 1816 London. Based on meticulous research steeped in scientific lore, this is a novel about love and redemption, death and resurrection. The Napoleonic War is over, Romanticism is at its high tide, and the great city of London is charged with the thrill of scientific discovery and Regency abandon. Into this milieu, the nineteen-year-old foundling Will Starling returns from the Continent, having spent five years assisting military surgeon Alec Comrie. Cocky, charming and damaged, Will is helping Comrie build a civilian practice--and a life--in London's rough Cripplegate area. This means entering into an uneasy alliance with the Doomsday...
Publisher: New York : Steerforth, 2015
ISBN: 9781586422318

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Jan 06, 2016

I had a hard time sticking with this book - in fact, I had to take a break in the middle and read a couple of other books before going back and reading the rest. And yet, in retrospect, I can really appreciate the complex plot and round-about narration. And the ending is well played. I'm glad I stuck with it, but I wouldn't recommend this book if you're looking for a quick read.


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