Reviews by M. Gadpaille

The Nebuly Coat

by J. Meade Falkner

If you've ever found yourself lamenting that Hardy and Trollope haven't written anything lately, this novel may be to your taste. It's full of the flatlands atmosphere and awash in apparently accurate details of cathedral construction. The plot is rather transparent--the experienced reader will have figured it out half way through, but the ride to the end is still worth it. Plus, it's rare that a book title sends me to the dictionary, as this one did.

Reviewed on 2011.06.25

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