Now a major motion picture A bestseller that takes readers on a journey to New York of the Belle Epoque, where Peter Lake attempts to rob a Manhattan mansion only to find the daughter of the house at home. Thus begins the love between the middle-aged Irishman and Beverly Penn, a young girl who is dying. “This novel...is a gifted writer’s love affair with the language” (Newsday).
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - rlsalvati - LibraryThing
Too too too much. I expected to love the book, I only finished because this was a book club reading. I love Neal Stephenson, so I can handle a long tale with many, many characters and long, meandering ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - yvonne.sevignykaiser - LibraryThing
I read this after seeing the movie of the same name. This is one of those books that you have to suspend your beliefs and enjoy the journey you are taking through the book. Read full review