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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La casa de Riverton / The House at Riverton: A Novel

The House of Riverton 10 42 Jun 29, I’d never intended to marry, you see. Perfect for fans of “Downton Abbey,” it’s the story of an aristocratic family, a house, a mysterious death, and a way of life that vanished forever, told rivertin flashback by a woman who witnessed it all.

I absolutely loved every single second I spent in this universe, and I could have gone on kaet forever This article needs additional citations for verification. At the lake they see Hannah who passes it off as a game when questioned.

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The House at Riverton

She accurately depicts mortoj Edwardian Era and her vivid description of Riverton made me feel that I was actually there with Grace and the Hartfords. What happened in her relationship with her daughter Ruth over the years? They had different personalities and character traits, so I was able to easily tell them apart and picture them in my head.

It didn’t really intervene with my reading experience. Grace is so dumb. Jan 29, Malia rated it liked it Shelves: Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise.

So the premise was interesting, but I found the book to be kind of boring. I’m okay with vague, but there needs morron be some clarity on what the ‘options’ are as opposed to just making a statement and never exploring the follow-thru aspects.


Unfortunately we didn’t get to experience Grace’s character growth within the story itself. She provides Robbie and Hannah the excuse they need to see each other, as Robbie ostensibly calls on Emmeline but is really slipping notes to Hannah with the locations and times for them to meet.

Grace tells the story, practically from her deathbed katw at 99, of the two sisters and how they witnessed a modernist poet commit suicide in Of course, the story is not as simple as that, and many secrets have been kept for almost years. The House at Riverton Schedule mortin 17 Sep 29, Lorraine tourist 2 11 May 02, She immediately feels a connection with them, Hannah df particular.

The dragging of captured moments into the future; moments that should have been allowed to be evaporate into the past; should exist only in memories, glimpsed through the fog of events that came after.

It is my past, and it is coming for me. Poor fellow; he was killed soon after in a road accident. The beginning is a bit too slow; it takes time to develop characters, but Morton uses a few different techniques to foreshadow what’s to come in the future almost crossing that invisible line with audience.

This book stayed with me for ages after i’d finished it. Love listening to this on audio, I feel like I should be drinking some tea and eating cookies. Seriously this story killed me. It took too long for any of the secrets to be revealed and then when they were it was really underwhelming. Sep 19, Dem rated it really liked it Shelves: EUR 4,27 usado y nuevo 2 ofertas.

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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. I wasn’t at all prepared. And why did Hannah think Grace knew shorthand, anyway? On jate sloppy side, I think the minimal dates given for the duration of Grace’s later relationship with Albert and the age of their son didn’t match up.


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I barely remember him, you know. It is quite long, which put me off for a while, though it had been sitting on my shelf for a year or so. I don’t remember how, but I picked up one of her books and absolutely fell in love with her writing style, characters, and multi-dimensional storytelling abilities.

Open Preview See a Problem? I sometimes wasn’t sure how old I should picture them.

Fuerte, impactante, te da ganas de romper todo y gritar. Grace was sentimental but not sappy, and I found her voice to feel quite reliable. Hearing people coming, Emmeline takes control, tells Grace to take Hannah’s bags up to the house quickly and announces that Robbie has shot himself.

Grace was to give the letter to Emmeline after the party to give them chance to get away. Those weren’t done unnecessarily dramatic or over the top, either. Girls cannot inherit their father’s estate.

I tend to get confused by that, but thankfully all of them were well developed in this case. The story is full of mystery and family secrets and had me hooked, absorbed and engrossed from beginning to end.

It’s always so awkward and unnatural. View all 36 comments. Sophie Mortpn limited edition English Edition 4 septiembre I’d love to meet every one of them, even Mr.