Kate Morton – Casa de la Riverton. 1 like. Book. Kate Morton – Casa de la Riverton. Book. 1 person likes this topic. Want to like this Page? Sign up for. 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. The House at Riverton is the first novel by Australian author Kate Morton, published in the United Kingdom by Pan Macmillan in June It has been selected.

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Retrieved from ” https: As expected, with the onset of World War I life as the Riverton fiverton understands it will inescapably alter. I also liked how some script pages, letters, E-Mails and articles were added into the story. Will she tell Ursala? It sold 63, copies in its first week of release in the United Kingdom. View all 3 comments. I’m not sure the final s I am listening to this on audiobook, and it is freaking interminable. Want ruverton Read Currently Reading Read.

While a majority of this book is amazing, there were a few areas that I struggled with The timing of Grace’s latter day career, of her relationship with Albert, of her marriage, and of the birth and ages of her children was also never terribly clear.

This one was a real page turner and the ending was worth the build-up of what The Secret was. We know there ls a blood relationship between two characters, but was it ever acknowledged?

You can sense a build-up to a shocking conclusion, only parts of which have been disclosed from the start. However, she’s contacted by a filmmaker korton the mysterious suicide of a World War I poet that occurred at the estate back in The story is part mystery, part historical fiction with some romance thrown in as well, so there is something for everyone: Kate still feels a pang of longing each time she goes to the theatre and the house lights dim.

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The House at Riverton

I’m just going to take a moment to shed some tears and process this story. It has subtle yet intense emotion. Refresh and try again.

I knew this fact before I read the authors answers cada the novel’s Q and A.

Summary A young film maker is doing a bio-pic of the Hartfords and Riverton. Maybe this is somewhat intentional, as commentary on the relationship between upstairs and downstairs, but I doubt it somehow, because we are not excluded from the intimate details of every character’s lives, so it is probably just my personal feeling.

All set against the gorgeous mlrton of the English countryside, it’s a powerful and emotional tale about fighting your desires and knowing when it’s time to give in.

While The House at Riverton promised suspense and passion, the majority of the book was dry and dull.

La casa de Riverton / The House at Riverton: A Novel

So the premise was interesting, but I found the book to be kind of boring. Something historical, set in a rambling period property on a country Estate, preferably in the middle of the English countryside, throw in a little mystery and intrigue and a few family hidden secrets and I am putty in the authors hands Reading gives us someplace to go when we have to stay where we are. I’m sure I’ll try another Kate Morton book sometime. These developing relationships had an appropriate speed especially for the time period and was kept at a convincing level.

The story is full of mystery and family secrets and had me hooked, absorbed and engrossed fro This is my second book to read by Kate Morton.

I don’t recall her ever teaching Grace. She was strong in the beginning and then became very weak!

Learn how and when to remove these template messages. It made me feel things – which does mean a lot, since I’m normally oate too overly excited about the romance aspects in a book. View all 31 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.


There are many mysteries surrounding Grace and the 2 aristocratic sisters, Hannah and Emmeline whom she was e 4. There were so many secrets in this book which made it very suspenseful!

And it is changeable: Jul 19, Laura rated it it was amazing Recommends it for: That was never made clear in the book. But then it goes off on its own path with a murder, an affair, and a iate indiscretion connecting two people who never knew until it was too late.

The House at Riverton by Kate Morton

The only little thing I have to complain about is the lack of morto of the characters ages. Trivia About The House at Rive Those weren’t done unnecessarily dramatic or over the top, either. Jul 15, Sandie rated it it was amazing Recommends cssa for: I don’t recall her ever tea I liked the idea of this book but thought it was sloppily thought out and executed. There was a lot of deaths in this book, but moorton course there is going to be when Grace who is 98 tells her story! The last quarter of the book moved along well, but by that time many of the hints throughout the book had answered most of the questions, just the details remained to be filled in.

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