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Melanie slips into her mother’s wedding dress but the next thing we know is that she is forced to live with her relatives she never met. Her Aunt is beautiful and speechless, brother Francie has clumsy nature and Finn kisses Melanie in the ruins of the pleasure gardens. Uncle Philip loves only the life-sized wooden puppets.
What makes this book stand out?
The novel shimmers with blurred echoes and leaves behind a flavor which is pungent and unsettling.
Read it for
This is a classic gothic novel which mesmerizes the readers.
Don't read it for
The plot is not organized and the writing is uncertain.