Posts tagged with a-brief-history-of-montmaray

Nov 5 2012

Weekly Book Giveaway: A Brief History of Montmaray, by Michelle Cooper


This week's book giveaway title is Michelle Cooper's excellent 2010 novel A Brief History of Montmaray, which we reviewed here. (We'll be reviewing the second and third books in the trilogy later this week, by the way.) We're pretty sick of real politics at the moment, so why not immerse ourselves in the political maneuvering of a (fictional) royal family from an inconsequential island in 1937...

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Mar 20 2010

A Brief History of Montmaray, by Michelle Cooper


I have never learned to love Dodie Smith's novel I Capture the Castle. I don't care how classic it is: if I spend 99% of a novel thinking wistfully of giving all of the characters a swift ki...

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