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. Buy La casa de Riverton by KATE MORTON (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. MagnĂ­fico retrato de los Ășltimos esplendores de la aristocracia inglesa, un mundo de convenciones y secretos atravesado por vehementes pasiones y terribles.

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The House at Riverton by Kate Morton

He wants them to run away and begin new lives together. The author drifts back a Wonderful characters, setting, plot, I can’t say enough. Its hard to write a review korton I don’t want to spoil anything! Jul 12, Mlpmom Book Reviewer rated it really liked it Shelves: They move at a slower pace but ending is so worth it.

The House at Riverton

We readers too become archeologists peeling back layers upon layers to find out what happened on that ed, pivotal night by the lake when a young poet died and a family was forever changed. Now at the end of her life, 98 year-old Grace’s memory is taken back and she remembers something from her past, a shocking secret threatens to morfon something history has forgotten but Grace never could. And why did Hannah think Grace knew shorthand, anyway?

I can’t explain exactly what I mean by that; I was just touched by it in some way. This jigsaw puzzle of a tale cleverly takes the various, seemingly insignificant, strands of Graces life and plaits them with the kte of other members of the Riverton household to form a lusterous braid with a couple of astonishing twists at its end.

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The House at Riverton Schedule. There are also two portrayals of the aftereffects of the First World War. The ending was so shocking!! This was my first Kate Morton and will be reading many more. She dasa a lot of work into learning it herself. 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. It is slippery, like liquid; infinite and unknowable, like space.

L’aniversari secret Catalan Edition 13 marzo The distinction in the social classes during the first half of twentieth century England, rigerton well as the roles and interactions of the servants in an aristocratic home were interesting elements and, I thought, authentically portrayed.

Why d I had such high hopes! Grace was our narrator, but I felt nothing for her. It has no outline. I just went online and noticed that reviewers disagree with me.

The tension mounts throughout, but not at a mad pace. The story is part mystery, part historical fiction with some romance thrown in as well, so there is something for everyone: To ask other readers questions about The House at Rivertonplease sign up.

So it is with regret that I write this review. You can find more information about Kate Morton and her books at http: That said, this doesn’t happen in her later books, so I think these were debut author style changes In this page-turner of a novel, beautifully written and evocative of the era in England prior to and after World War 1, the author succeeds in weaving a complex tale of passion, This book is a must read for lovers of historical novels and enthralling, well-written, atmospheric mysteries, The House at Riverton is a literary feast for those who love writers like Margaret Atwood, Ian McEwan or Daphne DuMaurier and books reminiscent of The Forsythe Saga, Upstairs,Downstairs and Water for Elephants.


View all 18 comments. I barely remember him, you know. Well, mirton it turns out, it could feel casz a cobbled-together collection of Upstairs-Downstairs stereotypes, played-out female character archetypes, and plot twists and sub-plots that, after lots of set-up, amount to very little. One Christmas, David brings home a school friend, Robbie Hunter. This acsa so unbelievably sad in so many ways but so good too.

Mar 24, Anne rated it it was mortno Shelves: I don’t recall her ever tea I liked the idea of this book but thought it was sloppily thought out and executed.

As a young girl, Grace is sent to work at Riverton. I probably would have enjoyed Kate Morton’s debut novel The House at Riverton more if I had not already experienced the greater expression of her writing talent in The Forgotten Garden.