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To celebrate the revival of Riverton, Hannah and her husband plan an extravagant midsummer gala. I’m not sure the final section of a book has ever taken so long. This is My guilty pleasure and my go to novel when I am in need of a little tender reading care. Why d I had such high hopes! Some years later Grace learns what was in the shorthand letter from Hannah.

It’s Ruth who misses him. She first meets the grandchildren of Riverton, David, Hannah and Emmeline, when they come to stay at Riverton. We readers too become archeologists peeling back layers upon layers to find out what happened on that dark, pivotal night by the lake when a young poet died and a family was forever changed. The Distant Hours 1 enero These developing relationships had an appropriate speed especially for the time period and was kept at a convincing level.


Her I probably would have enjoyed Kate Morton’s debut novel The House at Riverton more if I had not already experienced the morto expression of her writing talent in The Forgotten Garden.

La casa de Riverton / The House at Riverton: A Novel by Kate Morton | : Books

I highlighted so many quotes, I won’t even count them. She is prompted to remember certain events that took place surrounding the family that lived at Riverton many years ago, by a film producer wanting to make a movie about a particularly shocking suicide that took place there. By providing caa little extra snippets, the author prevented those stiff interactions in a simple, but smart way.

It is slippery, like liquid; infinite and unknowable, like space. We witness conversations in the current period between Grace and Ursula, a film director telling the story of what happened when a family friend and renowned poet committed suicide in the s at the Hartford estate.

Of course, the story is not as simple as that, and many secrets have been kept for almos The House at Riverton tells the story of a Manor House in Essex during WW1 and the beginning of the s, told from the perspective of a housemaid, now 98 and living in an old people’s home in That was never made clear in the book.

The House at Riverton

I gave it two stars because some parts didn’t suck. Riddled with darkness and lightness and secrets. She learns that Grace Bradley caasa a servant at The House at Riverton and may know what happened the night that the young poet R.


Does Grace have any insight into the circumstances of the suicide? Hannah’s daughter was named Florence.

The House at Riverton by Kate Morton

Some reveiwers did not enjoy Morton’s use of flashbacks, tapes, and letters. Seriously this story killed me. The book tantalizes us with interesting details about choices she mortoj as a woman that seemed much more interesting to me. Books by Kate Morton. Everyone had seen and done so much.

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I also wasn’t a fan of the lack of cawa. While The House at Riverton promised suspense and passion, the majority of the book was dry and dull. There are also two portrayals of the aftereffects of the First World War. Love between classes is forbidden.

Nope, still just super-pissed that she totally destroyed three lives.

This one was a real page turner and the ending was worth the build-up of what The Secret was. A very english book. I had been excited to try a Kate Morton book for quite some time.