Best Ebook, Last Castrato By John Spencer Hill This Is Very Good And Becomes The Main Topic To Read, The Readers Are Very Takjup And Always Take Inspiration From The Contents Of The Book Last Castrato, Essay By John Spencer Hill Is Now On Our Website And You Can Download It By Register What Are You Waiting For Please Read And Make A Refission For You First read in 2003, I gave this another read in 2015 As a murder mystery, it was fine I was a bewildered at the female protagonist s swooning over men first Farinelli, and later her crush who say anything remotely intellectual sounding I did not think the men s philosophical musings were especially well articulated, and certainly they were not polished positions So, from a reader s perspective, this didn t feel like a philosophical novel If it was intended as a philosophical novel, then I am bothered by its trope of the psycho queer who must endure deep, unredeemed suffering yet, through his negative example of how not to lead a proper human life, furnishes interesting dinner conversation for the normals I blogged rather thorou
I probably would have rated this higher under other circumstances Unfortunately, I read about 100 pages, then put it down to read a 900 page opus that had to go back to the library Picking up the threads was a real challenge, since the story is set in Florence and therefore as you d expect everyone has Italian names exc
Lots of great description of Florence and music, in particular the opera The murder mystery didn t catch me all that well I was pretty certain early on who was doing it I had a few issues with the overriding murder plot Liked the charact
The coincidences just pile up too neatly in this book Liked that Florence is so well described and the geography so well incorporated into the novel, but the plot is predictable, the main characters too fabulous, and convenient coincidences drive the plot.
- 256 pages
- Last Castrato
- John Spencer Hill
- 15 September 2017 John Spencer Hill