Penmarric - Susan Howatch Reviews
Description:ISBN 0751535346 / Genre: Fiction / Author: Susan Howatch / Edition: New edition / Paperback / 720 Pages / Book is published 2004-04-01 by ... more
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by - written on 03/02/09 (Very useful, 326 readings)
WHAT IS IT? Penmarric is an epic style family saga, showing the life of a property-owning family in Cornwall from Victorian times to the end of the Second World War. It is told from five different points of view, all of them family members, so that you get to see the story from more than just one set of eyes, which makes it a more layered read. There is also an ongoing allegory throughout the book, linking the Penmar/Castallack family with Henry II, his mother, wife, children and mistress, which is quite cleverly done and, as a history enthusiast, helped me understand what the author intended by the writing and characterisation. In my opinion, it also made ... Read the complete review
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