Author: Matthew Pearl
Source: from publisher for review
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Summary: Despite an exciting premise and some interesting plot elements, the dry, sometimes condescending writing made this a boring read for me.
In the same way that the phrase “assassin nuns” made me instantly want to read Grave Mercy, as soon as I got to the words “literary pirates” in this book description, I knew I had to read The Last Bookaneer. Sadly, unlike Grave Mercy, The Last Bookaneer didn’t live up to my expectations. Although this book picked up a little towards the end, it was a mostly a very slow read that I was always close to giving up on. Here are a few of the reasons it didn’t quite work for me: Read more »