(kindle / Pdf) Asta's Book AUTHOR Barbara Vine



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  1. says:

    Did Ruth Rendell consider the novels she wrote under the pseudonym Barbara Vine to be her best work? I personally think this is than likely Much missed by her many fans since her death in 2015 Ruth Rendell was a very prolific and highly regarded crime writer with over sixty books to her name She won many awards

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    In the early 1900s Rasmus Westerby moves his wife Asta and their two young boys from their native Denmark to LondonRasmus parks his family in the middling neighborhood of Hackney and leaves for long stretches of time trying to become a business success For her part Asta doesn't like Hackney disdains English people has little interest in her sons and has no love for her husband who she thinks only married her for the dowry of 5000 kroner

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    71415 I've listened to this several times over the past few months on audio superbly performed by Harriet Walter As many tim

  4. says:

    While this book does have the clever plotting twists and turns I've come to expect of a Barbara Vine title somehow it just didn't have the same force for me Perhaps it seemed to go on too long to have too many red herrings Yes I did enjoy the unwinding of the diary and current day story but it all seemed just too much story Or it could be me my initial reading was uite broken up only continuous at the end I w

  5. says:

    A lovely rich often complex historical mysteryfamily saga of which I'm tempted to say something like 'books like this don't get writte

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    This is one of those rare gems of a book that I literally could not put down Ever tried washing dishes with one hand so you could hold a book with your other hand? It's messy but it can workRuth Rendell writing as Barbara Vine is one of the most masterful storytellers of contemporary times This novel is so carefully plotted so meticulously and dare I say perfectly crafted that the sheer magnitude of what it must have taken Rendell to work

  7. says:

    Once again I try to read Ruth Rendell this time in her guise as Barbara Vine I wonder if there is something wrong with me? I just can't take to her writing in either personification In this case I could not like AstaAnna at all I found her best selling book not credible and she came across cold arrogant and cruel apart from the early part of the book where she simply seemed unhappy and a bit spitefulAnyway it hasn't changed my mind about

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    I was recently nudged toward this book by another Goodreader’s excellent review Apart from its rather complicated plots expanding outward through three generations of a Danish family between its transplantation to Britain shortly after 1900 and sometime around the 1980s or ’90s it is a book about writing retrospective interpreta

  9. says:

    Terribly boring and awfully hard work for a rather anticlimatic ending Too much bleak social commentary and not enough story which is fine but not on the fiction and entertainment shelves Redeemed by some interesting thoughtsFavourite uotes'Hope is a horrible thing I don't know why these church people call it virtue it is horrible

  10. says:

    Asta's book is classic Barbara Vine and I loved it almost as much as No Night is Too Long and A Dark Adapted Eye

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Written by Ruth Rendell under the pen name of Barbara Vine the diary of a lonely Danish immigrant at the turn of the century became a bestseller in England Asta offers keen interest in life zest for storytelling and acerbic views of humanity. In the early 1900s Rasmus Westerby moves his wife Asta and their two young boys from their native Denmark to LondonRasmus parks his family in the middling neighborh Cenote century became a bestseller in England Asta offers keen interest in life zest for storytelling and acerbic views of humanity. In the early 1900s Rasmus Westerby moves his wife Asta and their two young boys from their native Denmark to LondonRasmus parks his family in the middling neighborh

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