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I don’t mind LONG books either – some of my favorites run in the page realm.

To view it, click here. The letters are all addressed to “My dear and unfortunate successor,” eljzabeth they plunge her into a world she never dreamed of, a labyrinth where the secrets of her father’s past and her mother’s mysterious fate connect to an inconceivable evil hidden in the depths of history.

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Remember the classic christmas movie – A Christmas Story – when Ralphie gets the Secret Decoder Ring in the mail and decodes the secret message “Drink your Ovaltine” and says, “Thats it?!? Actually, I’m doing a little research on it myself. Are you f-n kidding me?? One of the characters even ends up with amnesia. Books by Elizabeth Kostova. I mean, are you kidding? So first, a disclosure: Kostova writes The Historian in epistolary form, primarily through letters from a father historian to a daughter presumably historian.


OMG, words fail me. In addition, everyone in the whole kosrova speaks with the same voice.

However, I just love history and research duh, I work in a library so it was right up my alley. These portions are comprised of letters written by Paul to his daughter. Around the Year i I didn’t have any problem with the Rossi letters set in the s. Many times I had to backtrack because I’d lost the thread of who was speaking. This felt like an exercise in cold war geography and a self-indulgent author letting us know how smart she is and how much research she’d done.

View all 15 comments. I’m really into history so I thought it was pretty damn good. The daughter finds papers and letters on her fathers bookshelf, and gets him to start telling his story.

I guess we get to make up her name, and since we know it historiadoar Romanian, I choose Anca. Multiple stories build upon each other in many exotic locations bridging across several centuries. This is my favorite book of ALL time from any genre! Historiiadora One-Day Delivery and more. When do we get introduced to Dracula?????? Evil and terrible as he was, the Romanians actually are very proud of him because he saved their country from the Turks.


You will break hearts. I found The Historian to be rich and luxurious – kind of like a mink coat, unfortunately the pacing and unrelenting narrative make it about as useful as a mink coat in Florida.

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Maybe not a bad thing in the long run. When you January 3, Dear Khanh ofI am your older, wiser self. A lot of time has passed since then. Quotation marks on top of quotation marks.

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That’s all I can say without giving away the plot. That high school bully might scare a few odd child here and there, with his posturing, with his scowls. Return to Book Page. The premise is that Dracula, or Drakulya, better known as Vlad the Impaler, who was killed in battle elisabeth the fifteenth century is still alive and well in the twentieth century.