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Waking Raphael

By Leslie Forbes

Waking Raphael
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  • Hardcover: Jun 2004,
    430 pages.
    Paperback: Apr 2005,
    448 pages.

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Andre (07/20/08)

confused?
if you read this book you will be confused and bored. No thriller at all. More like a phonebook.
Erica Minchella (08/04/06)

Waking Raphael
This book was a terrible disappointment. All that I had read about the book indicated that it would be a fascinating, complex, if not thrilling, story. Instead it was a great deal of allusion, innuendo and foreshadowing, leading to a climax that was insulting in its failure to deliver. Although the main characters were well-drawn, the characters thrown in to allude to the "secret" were confusing and contrived. The book was reminiscent of "A Thread of Grace" which was thoroughly worth reading.
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