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Elle Newmark

3.74 of 5 Votes: 3
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Books by Elle Newmark
The Sandalwood Tree (2011)
language
English
3.82 of 5 Votes: 1
review 1: India, World War 2, two time periods, marriage breakdown, American couple, Victorians - I was pretty confused about this book at the start. So many themes, where on earth was it going? About half way through, however, I became gripped and greatly desired to know what would happen...
The Book of Unholy Mischief (2007)
language
English
3.65 of 5 Votes: 5
review 1: The title and cover art are what first drew me to this book. After reading the teaser, I knew this would be a book for me. The novel takes place at the turn of the 16th century. Having visited Venice years ago, I was drawn in by Elle's descriptions of the places as they may had b...
The Chef's Apprentice (2007)
language
English
3.65 of 5 Votes: 2
review 1: Not crazy about this book. I could not get past the presence of tomatoes and potatoes in 1498 in Venice - totally preposterous. Also, the presence of large numbers of books in the home of one of the characters who had spent his life as a chef - also preposterous due to the extrem...
De Alchemist van Venetië (2007)
language
English
3.65 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I quite enjoyed this book,, and admired the author's style. In my journal from Tuesday, July 17, 2013, which was MEOW Date Monday July 16th, 12014 H.E., at 19:02, I wrote: "Wonderful how Ellen Newmark, in "The Book of Unholy Mischief" uses food as metaphor, teaching tool, and...
O Aprendiz de Veneza (2007)
language
English
3.65 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Too much going on. I got the book because it was a recommended read for those who love Shadow of the Wind. I can see the comparison in regards to genre (historical fiction set in Europe with a mystery pertaining to books), but this story was too clunky. I didn't care about the ch...
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