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She is such a good writer that iostova she describes paintings which are done a lot you can clearly imagine the kosgova in front of your eyes; that is some rare gift. The clear shifts in voice from person to person display an understanding of her own work rarely shown, and a strong reason for each word. The actu I have to confess that, with rare exceptions, I find it very difficult to determine The fascination with literary fiction. She was prone, on her back, in a classical attitude of despair and abandonment—or abandon?

Withoutabox Submit to Film Festivals. Pratimo dvije price koje su kako saznajemo kasnije usko vezane. Lastly, if you think this is long, read the song of ice and fire books. Read more Read less. Top Reviews Most recent Top Reviews. Just a lot of randomness that did not ever seem to come together left the whole mess falling flat for me. My cousin Krystle let me borrow this book, and when she gave it to me she described it as sad but so lovely. But, of course, the reader can’t own it, only bask in its glory for too short awhile.

Wel onderhoudend, maar wat aan de langdradige kant. It’s rare that the smart and the entertaining come together in the same book, but for me, at least The Swan Thieves is the best of both worlds. Elizabeth Kostova does, however, retain her sense of the magical, her ability to carry us back and forth through time seamlessly wrought with language lush and captivating.


I’m just not convinced we needed an entire novel to get to it. The day you recognize its brutal nature for yourself, you will look back and know me even better, and forgive me. Likovi se ispreplicu, otkrivaju se novi odnosi medu njima.

In this way, it is actually more important than the work itself being great. It serves as a beginning point, yes, but not much else. I loved The Historian, so when I found out that Elizabeth Kostova’s next book was soon to be released, I went into complete covet mode. Amazon Drive Cloud storage from Amazon. Turning the pages of this book was like being horny for months and, upon finding a willing partner, discovering that partner has n Desire. Anyway, a painting has to have some kind of mystery to it to make it work.

I am not sure that I am glad or not that I continued reading this book until the end – there are so many wonderful books on my bulging shelves waiting to be read that I know would have kept me enthralled from beginning to end. The ending was weak. I keep going though in reading this book because I could not believe that by page I was not spellbound – as I had been with “The Historian”. The former dragged on and left me with an empty feeling, while the later built upon each successive chapter, providing a clear visual of characters, places, paintings, emotions and time, while eventually After reading most of the reviews here, I believe many read this book with a firm vision on how it should have been written based on her first novel.

By the end of the novel, although we only hear him actually say about a paragraph’s worth of words, Robert Oliver is as familiar as Marlow, the man we’ve known from the first.


I really enjoyed The Swan Thieves and I’m glad I read it, but I don’t really like books when they try to pull a bunch of mental illness stuff into the mix, for reasons I’d rather not discuss. At times it felt like sitting at a family reunion listening to stories that have no place in the current setting but are told just to fill the quiet.

Generally I give a book about pages to interest me. Marlowe was a bland individual and a terrible doctor, if what we saw was anything to go by.

El Rapto del Cisne

For all of you who read The Swan Thieves, the Edward Sisley painting which she alludes to in the beginning and in the end and which plays a pivotal part in the mystery of Beatrice is one of the fictional elizabefh. Is a page book necessary? By using our website you agree to our use of cookies. The layout of the novel is build upon art and paintings, specifically impressionistic art.

El Rapto del Cisne by Elizabeth Kostova (3 star ratings)

There’s a problem loading this menu right now. The other part of the ending the 19th century partwas fairly believable and made sense. If it had been a bit shorter, and the dialogue a bit more realistic, I think I could have loved this one because it contains all of the elements that I love…madness, art, conflicted characters, etc.

There is definitely something special about Kostova’s writing and storytelling. Readers of historical fiction.