[PDF KINDLE] The Eight BY Katherine Neville


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  • The Eight
  • Katherine Neville
  • English
  • 21 September 2020
  • 9780345366238

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    SUMMARY The Eight Katherine Neville ↠ 9 READ & DOWNLOAD SUMMARY ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Katherine Neville Three weeks ago I held a yard sale To pass the time I picked up this book I'd never seen from a box of books none of which I'd ever read and none of which I remember buyingOf the many surreal happenings of that day one of the most strange was when immediately after reading the first page a well groomed homeless man or a

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    [PDF KINDLE] The Eight BY Katherine Neville SUMMARY ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Katherine Neville 4 stars to Katherine Neville's The Eight I stumbled upon this one by hearing about book #2's release and had to start first from the beginning I'm so glad I didCharacters are well developed Plot is intricate Suspense is on target Story telling and narration are rich I want a third book in the seriesIt's all about a chess match In theory But in reality Russian history Clever moves and alliances Family connections Politi

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    SUMMARY The Eight [PDF KINDLE] The Eight BY Katherine Neville This book was the first of its kind a historical thrillerwhodunnitmagical story that was published in 1988 In a way all the similar books that have come after Dan Brown Kostova's The Historian are following in Neville's footsteps If you read it now it may seem flat in comparison with these later works which have taken a genre that in many ways Neville created and taken it to new levels However I'm giving it this rating because I

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    SUMMARY The Eight [PDF KINDLE] The Eight BY Katherine Neville SUMMARY ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Katherine Neville I was told by several people whose books tastes I generally respect that I would love this book sadly that wasn't the case I found it tiresome hard to follow and the writing was almost impossible to slog through in several places The characters were never fully developed I never got invested in any of the characters and I found the book too plot driven to an irritating degree with too many historical elements dropped in almost like name dro

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    [PDF KINDLE] The Eight BY Katherine Neville SUMMARY ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Katherine Neville SUMMARY The Eight Katherine Neville The Eight Ballantine 1988This novel has achieved almost cult status in some circles and many people consider it one of the best adventure novels ever written It's a useful way to separate folks you know into two c

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    [PDF KINDLE] The Eight BY Katherine Neville FLASH Definition of the word thriller changes Now the word thriller can be deemed to include slow moving overly convoluted stories that wander from point to point with little actual plot development or indeed plot involvmentYes we have another story here in the vein of The Da Vinci Code I have been informed that this book was written in '88 I had originally said it was apparently inspired by said Da Vinci Code My error That said it doesn

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    SUMMARY The Eight Katherine Neville ↠ 9 READ & DOWNLOAD SUMMARY ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Katherine Neville The two recent books that most closely resemble The Eight are The Da Vinci Code and Kate Mosse's The Labyrinth but I found The Eight a enjoyable read than either of them The novel is utterly audacious in its abuse of historical characters com

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The Eight

Katherine Neville ↠ 9 READ & DOWNLOAD SUMMARY ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Katherine Neville SUMMARY The Eight Tiue dealer asks her to search for pieces to a valuable chess set that has been missing for yearsIn the South of France in 1790 two. Katherine Neville The Eight Ballantine 1988This novel has achieved almost cult status in some circles and many people consider it one of the best adventure novels ever written It s a useful way to separate folks you know into two categories those who are interested in plot and those who are interested in writingThe plot is pretty darn good when it comes right down to it The novel takes place in two parallel times the first being 1972 and the second the years during and after the French Revolution Both plot lines center around the search for a mystical chess set and attempts to discover the human counterparts to various pieces the hero and villain in each time line are the Black and White ueens respectively very nice little twist that The board once complete will supposedly impart unlimited power to he who possesses it and thus leaders from Marat and Catherine the Great to Muammar Khaddafi run throughout the book looking to get their hands on it The pace is uick the action almost nonstop the present day time line is uicker paced and much compelling but the past ain t all that badThe writing on the other hand is almost painful in places Neville descends in to the realm of clich at least once per chapter at times than once per page Clumsy attempts at foreshadowing you know the type but I never thought when I woke up in the morning that this day would change my life forever are commonplace here than in a whole shelf of novels by Bulwer Lytton It s possible that Ms Neville took the nineteenth century definition of romance novel a tad too seriously for being a twentieth century writer And this is certainly an uniue experience in that regard a classic nineteenth century romance novel written all too often like a Harleuin circa 1985All in all it is a fun little book reuiring great suspension of disbelief I d have given it another star if part of my suspension of disbelief didn t have to be in the author s writing ability Radical Technologies pieces to a valuable chess set that has been missing for yearsIn the South of France in 1790 two. Katherine Neville The Eight Ballantine 1988This novel has achieved almost cult status in some circles and many Learning to See Version 13 people consider it one of the best adventure novels ever written It s a useful way to separate folks you know into two categories those who are interested in Simply Scandalous House of Pleasure #9 plot and those who are interested in writingThe Hard as Steel Hard Ink #45; Raven Riders #05 plot is Littles Learning to Please pretty darn good when it comes right down to it The novel takes The Unintentional Time Traveler place in two Honeymoon Castaways parallel times the first being 1972 and the second the years during and after the French Revolution Both Touch Me In The Dark The Mckenna Legacy Harleuin Intrigue #390 plot lines center around the search for a mystical chess set and attempts to discover the human counterparts to various An Irritation to a Murder pieces the hero and villain in each time line are the Black and White ueens respectively very nice little twist that The board once complete will supposedly impart unlimited Forbidden Lover power to he who Garudayana Vol 4 possesses it and thus leaders from Marat and Catherine the Great to Muammar Khaddafi run throughout the book looking to get their hands on it The Beyond the Veil VeilDixon Security #2 pace is uick the action almost nonstop the The Weeping Undergraduate present day time line is uicker Villa Incognito paced and much compelling but the El Lazarillo De Tormes past ain t all that badThe writing on the other hand is almost Konkurz na milence painful in The Crooked Computer places Neville descends in to the realm of clich at least once Kissing Midnight per chapter at times than once Histoire de la violence per درد عشق زلیخا پژوهشی در قصه یوسف page Clumsy attempts at foreshadowing you know the type but I never thought when I woke up in the morning that this day would change my life forever are commonplace here than in a whole shelf of novels by Bulwer Lytton It s The Medallions Curse possible that Ms Neville took the nineteenth century definition of romance novel a tad too seriously for being a twentieth century writer And this is certainly an uniue experience in that regard a classic nineteenth century romance novel written all too often like a Harleuin circa 1985All in all it is a fun little book reuiring great suspension of disbelief I d have given it another star if Maxims of Kabir part of my suspension of disbelief didn t have to be in the author s writing ability

SUMMARY ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Katherine Neville

Katherine Neville ↠ 9 READ & DOWNLOAD SUMMARY ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Katherine Neville SUMMARY The Eight Computer expert Cat Velis is heading for a job to Algeria Before she goes a mysterious fortune teller warns her of danger and an an. Three weeks ago I held a yard sale To pass the time I picked up this book I d never seen from a box of books none of which I d ever read and none of which I remember buyingOf the many surreal happenings of that day one of the most strange was when immediately after reading the first page a well groomed homeless man or a poorly groomed homed man rode past on a bike He looked over and upon seeing The Eight lurched off his bike stumbled to my gate and grasping it with all the force and desperation of a kindergartener being left by mommy bellowed That book Man That book man is the biggest fucking mind trip it s the best book you ll ever read That woman the author used to be an executive at Bank of America until those Southern fuckers came in and they fired EVERY woman in the company God damn mother fuckers But man she s beautiful too man like a triple threat And let tell you something and here he became uiet and conspiratorial it ll never NEVER be made into a movie I won t tell you why 23 into the book BAM he yelled it s a fucking bomb on your brain She just fucking drops that bomb on your brain and it ll NEVER be a fucking movieHow could I do anything but read this book after such an endorsementIt s pretty typical of the genre A collection of mostly tropes the mysterious and reclusive genius somehow at the heart of the mystery the one no one including his co commiserators can trust has a hidden agenda that has to do directly with the heroine No way After he takes a personal interest in her we find out he s tall handsome devilishly charismatic seductive and wait can t be completely trusted Didn t see that one coming including the drunken socialite the clueless petty bourgeoisie the uirky but lovable math computer whiz the evil and menacing foreign intelligence agent the surprisingly Western and enlightened foreign man incredibly open and the revelation that the Other is actually welcoming than Weto name a few Anyway this collection are interwoven into a story that touches on Charlemagne OPEC Chess the French Revolution and the rise of Napoleon among other things and which is mostly entertaining if much too longThe double narrative serves an obvious purpose but makes the book cumbersome and unnecessarily obtuse When one story line enthralls Neville switches to the other forcing the reader to reinvest a tiring exercise It s an unfortunate thing really because both narratives on their own are interesting and could have been fun if forgettable adventure books on their own Should have been Very much should have been23 of the way through the heroines of both narratives go to Algeria and meet tall dark handsome and capable men who save them from vile agents of the bad guys There s also an Erich Von Daniken moment which is probably what the lurcher was talking about It was a mind bomb about as much as the turn in the new Indiana Jones movieI am ambivalent about this book I d be enthusiastic if it had been about one story or even one so than the other

SUMMARY The Eight

Katherine Neville ↠ 9 READ & DOWNLOAD SUMMARY ☆ E-book, or Kindle E-pub ↠ Katherine Neville SUMMARY The Eight Convent girls hide valuable pieces of a chess set all over the world because the game that can be played with them is too powerful. The Eight reads like a student attempting to wow her professor by using as many similies as she can irony intended I think Neville chose the name The Eight because there are roughly eight sentences per chapter that don t contain a forced awkward similieAt least that was true for the first 90% of the novel which was almost Dickensien in its detail For the last 10% it is writen like a short story with months of time being skiped and important climactic scenes being rushed into one or two pages Neither pacing was appropriate and the juxstaposition of the two was jarringToo many characters and clumsy pointless chess metaphors riddled the narrative It took me months to finish this book I m really not sure why I kept reading it I suppose the much hyped secret that would be revealed at the end kept me going an ending that ultimately failed to satisfy as it has been done before Annie pieces of a chess set all over the world because the game that can be Back Alley Slut played with them is too The Collected Works of DrPatrick Carnes powerful. The Eight reads like a student attempting to wow her Revolution in Manufacturing Single minute Exchange of Die System professor by using as many similies as she can irony intended I think Neville chose the name The Eight because there are roughly eight sentences Longing Orgasmic Texas Dawn #2 per chapter that don t contain a forced awkward similieAt least that was true for the first 90% of the novel which was almost Dickensien in its detail For the last 10% it is writen like a short story with months of time being skiped and important climactic scenes being rushed into one or two Sight and Sound A Fiftieth Anniversary Selection pages Neither Arabians 2018 Calendar pacing was appropriate and the juxstaposition of the two was jarringToo many characters and clumsy 日常 6 Nichijou 6 pointless chess metaphors riddled the narrative It took me months to finish this book I m really not sure why I kept reading it I suppose the much hyped secret that would be revealed at the end kept me going an ending that ultimately failed to satisfy as it has been done before