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Valley of Bones

A Novel

by Michael Gruber

Valley of Bones by Michael Gruber
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  • First Published:
    Jan 2005, 448 pages
    Paperback:
    Feb 2006, 432 pages

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Erin

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This was a fairly good story with a nicely driving plot. The author manages to drive attention and still keep the reader guessing throughout the story. The detail is well done and researched. Overall, a great tale.
mary

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I loved all Gruber's previous books, but found this one less than enthralling. It needs editing - it's way too long without adding much to the story. I found my attention wandering as he jumps from character to character or gets overly involved in descriptions of bookbinding or ciphers or such. I didn't find the characters particularly interesting and by halfway through the book I didn't much care what happened to them. All in all, it's decent but a comedown for him. Has fame gone to his head?
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