Author: Katherine Rundell

Book Review: Rooftoppers

Book Review: Rooftoppers

Ever since reading Oliver Twist, I have been a sucker for orphan tales set in Britain, which brought me to read Rooftoppers. Sophie is an orphan girl who was rescued from the sea by Charles, a man of many words but not thought suitable to raise Sophie, especially as she turns twelve. Having been found floating in a shipwreck in a cello case, Sophie recalls memories she should have been too young to remember. Her mother was a cello player on the ship, although there was no record of women cello players at all.  Sophie is happy living with Charles, even though […]

Posted September 27, 2013
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