A Dish Taken Cold (Otto Penzler Book)

A Dish Taken Cold (Otto Penzler Book)Compellingly, With The Narrative Elegance That Has Placed Her Victorian Mystery Novels On Best Selling Fiction Lists Worldwide, Edgar Award Winning Novelist Anne Perry Turns Her Unerring Historical Eye To Paris 1792 Revolution Is Yielding To Terror, And The City Is Hungry For Justice, For Vengeance, For Bread So, Too, Is Celie Deleure, A Servant In The Household Of The Celebrated Madame De Stael, When Her Infant Son Suffers An Inexplicable Death. Mlle Alice, pouvez vous nous raconter votre rencontre avec Un Plat qui se Mange Froid Curieuse de tout ce qu crit Anne Perry, cela fait longtemps que j attends la r dition de cette nouvelle Ne la voyant toujours pas arriver, j ai fini par craquer lorsque j ai crois cette version d occasion Dites nous en un peu plus sur son histoire Ao t 1792 Paris, alors que se d roule les pires actes de la Terreur, le b b de Camille meurt soudainement Mais son amie Sophie, qui avait la garde de l enfant, ne lui cache t elle pas quelque chose Mais que s est il exactement pass entre vous C est une histoire courte mais qui nous accroche assez facilement et m me s il n y a pas de v ritable enqu te, la tension croissante accentu e par les v nements historiques nous entra ne et nous pousse tourner les pages toute allure Je dois dire que j ai pris plaisir d couvrir une fois encore Anne Perry dans une ville et une poque diff rentes m me si j aurais aim qu elle s abstienne de mett
Book 11 for 2015This very short novella was an interesting glimpse into life in Paris as the Terror was gathering steam I liked the perspective of a lower member of a once noble and now ostensibly Revolutionary household I also liked the quotidien details, though I must shamefacedly admit that I couldn t te
Paris 1792 Revolution is taking place Fear is yielding to terror.Celie Deleure, a servant in the household of Madame de Stael, loses her infant son in an unexplainable death.Powerfully written It felt real, as though I were in the midst of anarchy I m glad America has peaceful transfers of authority Famous names such as Layfette and Marie Antoinette were in the book I knew a little of Layfette and the American Revolution It s interesting to find out what
Picked this up on a whim at the library and read it in one sitting I m hoping there s written about these characters Compellingly, with the narrative elegance that has placed her Victorian mystery novels on best selling fiction lists worldwide, Edgar Award winning novelist Anne Perry turns her unerring historical eye to
I found this book on a shelf in the garage with Anne Perry mysteries I don t remember ever seeing it before I wanted a quick read and this short novel was just the thing It was really good and gave me insight into the history of Paris, France. I didn t really see this as a mystery, but it was, again, a short read and I ve never read this author so I thought I would try this, something I could get through over a weekend It touched on Russian history and a revolution, servants for against the monarch. This was a short novella I enjoyed reading it, the book kept me engaged, but honestly not much actually happened I wish there would have been a little , but a nice quick read It was a good book I could really feel the panic and collapse of, well, just about everything in 1792 Paris Maybe that s one reason I didn t like this book I sort of liked that the ending was ambiguous You could tell that the author believes assumes that Georges will escape and get out of Paris, but I am not so sure One theme of the of the book seemed to be that you can fairly easily undo your mistakes, but I am not so sure that s how it works in real life That s another reason I didn t like this Actions and words aren t so easily undone once taken and spoken Another I didn t like this book is that it was of a short story than a book only 70 pages and I prefer a story I can stay with longer And the final reason I didn t like this book is that a baby has died in the book and, U
Why, yes, I ve discovered Anne Perry s novellas What of it No, I m not just reading them to pad my 100 books in 2013 numbers Not totally Perry is an excellent writer and, well, I m verbose I can t seem to write a MS shorter than 90,000 words and I REALLY WANT TO That s one of the reasons I m reading Perry s novellas To get some tips from a writer I admire The problem is, I keep thinking, Wow She co
A_Dish_Taken_ColdIf you enjoy history and a quick mystery read, A Dish Taken Cold is a prefect fit The story begins during the chaos of the French Revolution when mobs are feverishly angry at economic and social injustices They seek vengeance in the streets of Paris.Celie, a young widow and mother of an infant, also ponders revenge Was her dearest friend, Amandine res

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  • Hardcover
  • 80 pages
  • A Dish Taken Cold (Otto Penzler Book)
  • Anne Perry
  • English
  • 22 January 2017
  • 9780786708222