The Bloodstone Papers: A Novel Epub ☆ Bloodstone

The Bloodstone Papers: A Novel Epub ☆ Bloodstone Ross Monroe is a boxing railwayman with a weakness for get rich quick schemes Kate Lyle is a headstrong young woman desperate to escape a nightmarish household As mid century India sheds its colonial skin and the shadow of violence rises, these young lovers find themselves facing their own tryst with destiny In twenty first century London, Owen Monroe is writing this story of his parents lives in an effort to avoid the problems in his own But keeping past and present apart isn t easy, and before long Owen is deep in the one story he never wanted to tell

10 thoughts on “The Bloodstone Papers: A Novel

  1. Scott Scott says:

    The older we get, the sadder we look on the toilet Glen Duncan is a mastercrafter of pithy, amusing phrases like this one His mind is a forge of artisan subtlety, turning out many layered paragraphs of shining clarity and scintillating sharpness that sparkle with the light of hidden truths.If you ve only read Duncan s hilarious I, Lucifer and

  2. Barry Barry says:

    This book was a slow burner that gradually sucked me in Glen Duncan is at his strongest when he writes about people his characterisations are exquisite and his observations on human behaviours, feelings and interactions are as good as you ll find by anybody writing anywhere on the planet I am surprised that he s notwidely known.

  3. Linnéa Linnéa says:

    This is one of the books that I picked up from the library in a long overdue session of browsing through the shelves and picking up what looks interesting And to a certain extent it was interesting, but overall I feel pretty ho hum about it Knowing the risk I m taking by sounding once again like a bit of a prude if you ve read my reviews of The

  4. Gail Gail says:

    Loved this book The India story grippedthe ever present feeling that the characters were one bad decision away from doom And I liked the characters, so this was tough The contemporary characters the son.less loveable, true But redeemed by his willingness to humour his parent, and by his final recognition that he should stop living for the past a

  5. Madeleine Madeleine says:

    I need to digest all the things that made me love this book, which, incidentally, are all the things that make Glen Duncan my favorite modern writer.

  6. K.p. Suba K.p. Suba says:

    I know several people for whom a novel is just a story something to be distilled to its barest essentials and then ingested summarily To me, though, a novel is muchthan the sum of all its parts the plot, the characters, the language, the ambience A novel is something that you need to savor at leisure, rolling the words around in your tongue until

  7. Deana Deana says:

    I picked out this book on the recommendation of the librarian when I asked for something different I m really not sure whether or not I liked this author s style or not He uses a lot of parentheticals and very long sentences, and it is sometimes difficult to keep track of what is going on But he does write very intelligently, so it s an interesting

  8. Rafe Jadison Rafe Jadison says:

    The Bloodstone Papers is an intriguing story that tells the tale of a group of Anglo Indians The novel explores issues in India and England and this amazing group of people who descend from both cultures For me, this was not only an interesting read, but also rather educational Further, it introduced me to a writer with whom I was unfamiliar, Glen D

  9. Pamela Pickering Pamela Pickering says:

    Picked this one up again total x 3 and never could get past Chapter 4 I just got confused So it also goes off to where it already has someone waitig for it.

  10. Marianne Marianne says:

    This was a thrift store buy Sometimes I m just lucky This is a beautifully written book The characters are described in such perfect detail it is as though the author inhibited the souls of them Pasha, the boxer father who sincerely wished to do what was right by himself, his wife, Kate and his children, but who fell for schemes perpetrated by the eve

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