Verano de Durante una rutilante fiesta de la alta sociedad en Riverton Manor, un joven y prometedor poeta se quita la vida. Invierno de Grace. Buy La casa de Riverton by KATE MORTON (ISBN: ) from Amazon’s Book Store. Everyday low prices and free delivery on eligible orders. MagnĂ­fico retrato de los Ășltimos esplendores de la aristocracia inglesa, un mundo de convenciones y secretos atravesado por vehementes pasiones y terribles.

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It just didn’t all fit the way it should have. That’s way too much time to build up to a final scene of drama. A daughter must marry into a wealthy family to survive. Blood and spirit fade away so that only names and dates remain.

During the party Grace goes to her room and finds two letters from Hannah. The House at Riverton is a gorgeous debut novel set in England between the wars. There are also two portrayals of the aftereffects of the First World War.

How did she transform from a Victorian lady’s maid into an independent career-minded woman, exploring the world as an archeologist? EUR 21,50 usado y nuevo 10 ofertas. Grace is a maid and she doesn’t want to tell her story about The House at Riverton which is a film and they try mirton get information from her about her stay!

It was perfect for the time period the story plays in, and I felt like I was a part of this world. I’m not sure the final s I am listening to this on audiobook, and it is freaking interminable. It sold 63, copies in its first week of release in the United Kingdom. They had different rriverton and character traits, so I was lz to easily tell them apart and picture them in my head.


Subsequently, it was the winner of the Summer read shortlist. The beginning is a bit too slow; it takes time to develop characters, but Morton uses a few different techniques to foreshadow what’s to come in the future almost crossing that invisible line with audience. Also, Grace is an awful, awful person. Times had changed by then. Through flashbacks and other POVs, we learn about Grace’s time as a maid and ladies maid in the Hartford family household.

She has a story and a secret about the past to tell her wayward grandson who’s gone missing after his wife died of an aneurysm. EUR 4,64 usado y nuevo 6 mrton. Hannah and Grace’s relationship is strengthened by the unsaid understandings they have about each other. The baby, Florence, has Robbie’s eyes, confirming her parentage to Hannah’s husband and his family. Retrieved 25 May Hannah was planning to write to Emmeline once they got themselves settled somewhere. Retrieved from ” https: The dragging of captured moments into the future; moments that should have been allowed to be evaporate into the past; should exist only in memories, glimpsed through the fog of events that came after.

It was a time of prosperity and vitality for the inhabitants of Riverton, and Grace relishes her new position.

The House at Riverton

Grace may get sucked into remembering, but not necessarily into telling. Published June 15th by Pan first published It has no outline. The House at Riverton is no exception, and while not my favorite of her katr, is quite a splendid novel very reminiscent of Downtown Abbey.


Great work for lover of strong, well developed characters.

The House at Riverton by Kate Morton

This helped to explain some of the oa stories in an easy way. I was surprised that Hannah let her husband and his family control her! I have one question. She has her own unique c I wanted to read this book because it looked as if it had a lot of elements I really enjoy: But great British Gothic stories are almost always tragic, aren’t they? This was my first Kate Morton and will be reading many more.

All set against the gorgeous backdrop of the English countryside, it’s a powerful and emotional tale about fighting your desires and knowing when it’s time to give in. View all 5 comments. I don’t remember how, but I picked up one of her books and absolutely fell in love with her writing style, characters, and multi-dimensional storytelling abilities. Sep 19, Dem rated it really liked it Shelves: I dare say I wasn’t much of a wife, either. The story is full of mystery katr family secrets and had me hooked, absorbed and engrossed fro This is my second book to read by Kate Morton.

It took too long for any of the secrets to be revealed and then when they were it was really underwhelming.