Wednesday, 30 March 2011

The Gargoyle by Andrew Davidson

Originally reviewed 14th Sept 2010

Another marmite book, love it or hate it!
For some reason I had got this book mixed up with another and thought it was about war. So when I finally started it and got into the story I was suprised and shocked at what the story content was.

The story follows the account of the nameless narrators life just before and following a life changing accident. How he copes with his new found self and a special lady who comes into his life as he is recovering.

The story jumps from present day to hundreds of years back and to ...more For some reason I had got this book mixed up with another and thought it was about war. So when I finally started it and got into the story I was suprised and shocked at what the story content was.

The story follows the account of the nameless narrators life just before and following a life changing accident. How he copes with his new found self and a special lady who comes into his life as he is recovering.

The story jumps from present day to hundreds of years back and to start with I was impatient thinking I don't care what happens years ago I want to know what is happening with him now. However I soon came to love the tellings of the centuries before which tie in beautifully with the story present day.

Was really suprised by just how much I like this book and am moving it to my shelve of keepers, absolutely loved this book and so different from my normal 5* keepers.

1 comment:

  1. Ooh this one sounds great - I've got a friend reading it at the moment and she loves it as well. Will definitely have to check this out, sounds right up my street!

    Great review and good to find your blog :) x

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