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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I really enjoyed this book and Wow! Unsourced material may be challenged and removed. Nearly ten years later, after David has been killed in WWI, Robbie finds Hannah to return a book she had given her brother.

And it is changeable: There’s a family torn apart by war. Dec 15, Hope rated it it was ok.

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

Of course, the story is not as simple as that, and many secrets have been kept for almost years. I was surprised that Hannah let her husband and his family control her! I would have liked a clearer distinction of the age differences between each of them and between the years that passed. Grace will pine for a young man sent to war and will continue in her dedication to the family and to Hannah in particular, with whom she feels a special affinity.


Dec 18, JoLee rated it it was ok Shelves: Riverton ManorUnited Kingdom. View all 9 comments. May Learn how and when to remove this template message.

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While I appreciate the detail taken to illuminate the differences in the lives of the social classes, it seemed to take the novel a long time to build up tension around the incident at the heart of the book’s mystery.

The Life of a Boo The story is part mystery, part historical fiction with some romance thrown in as well, so there is something for everyone: It is my past, and it is coming for me. Please help improve it by removing unnecessary details and making it more concise. Kate Morton creates intriguing characters and weaves a powerful spell slowly and beautifully in this novel and I found the read both entertaining and satisfying.

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This question contains spoilers… view spoiler [Did anybody else catch that Ursula’s filmmaker grandmother, who came ds America for the premiere was named Florence, “a distant relation”?

Photographs force us to see people before their future weighed them down The novel is full of secrets – some revealed, others hidden forever, reminiscent of the romantic suspense of Daphne du Maurier. To ask other readers questions about The House at Rivertonplease sign up. I finally finished it.

Also, why did Frederick let Grace’s mother live in utter misery and solitude, and have no interest in Grace, if they had such a big love affair?


The book is slower than others, with less of a major climax, but fully immersive and extravagant in other ways. It’s also a meditation on memory and the rivrrton of war and a beautifully rendered window into a fascinating time in history. I am interested–intrigued even–by the way time erases real lives, leaving only vague imprints.

I tend to mprton confused by that, but thankfully all of them were well developed in this case.

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Thanks for telling us about the problem. This book is a must read for lovers of historical novels and enthralling, well-written, atmospheric mysteries, The House at Riverton is a literary feast for those who love writers like Margaret Atwood, Ian McEwan kte Daphne DuMaurier and books reminiscent of The Forsythe Saga, Upstairs,Downstairs and Water for Elephants.

On the sloppy side, I think the minimal dates given for the duration of Grace’s later relationship with Albert and the age of their son didn’t match up. To celebrate the revival of Riverton, Hannah and her husband plan an extravagant midsummer gala.

Libro con muy buena narrativa pero que entretiene lo justo. This helped to explain some of the background stories in an easy way.