Author: Jane Eagland

Book Review: Wildthorn

Book Review: Wildthorn

  Wildthorn starts off innocently enough. A young girl with a "normal" Victorian family. Add in a little turmoil, plus sibling jealousy. And a girl's life changed forever. The plot of the novel is very simplistic. A young girl, who may or may not be who the reader believes she is, is forced into being committed into an asylum for reasons that are not all too clear. As the story processes, the reader is lead on the road of their own discovery. Is Lousisa who she thinks she is? Or does she really deserve to be locked away? Eagland deliciously leaves this and […]

Posted December 11, 2010
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Book Review: Wildthorn

Book Review: Wildthorn

Louisa finds herself at an institution for the insane. She's a woman of class who has no idea why she has been sent to Wildthorn Hall – under a different name no less. The book spends some time flashing back to the past events of Louisa's life and what had led her to where she is now. It's a mystery and romance and a fascinating novel. I wasn't quite sure what to expect of Louisa as I was unsure if she was truly crazy or not. The flashbacks really give you a glimpse into her character. I also wasn't quite […]

Posted August 1, 2010
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