E–pub A Want of Kindness
A Want of Kindness is a historical fiction of ueen Anne s life While it is mostly on firm historical footing the book relies on the reader s ability to follow a large gathering of characters and rapid firm changes in events In addition the book has a relentless tone of melancholy thanks to the real life Anne s horrific history of regnancy and loss which makes the text even difficult to read For a work of historical fiction I want to be fascinated by and root for the hero in this case I just wanted to hug her and send her to grief counseling This unbiased review is in exchange for an ARC I received from Netgalley It started well but ultimately became incredibly repetitious gossip illness miscarriage unkindness God before ending rather tragically and without much warning I m sure Limburg had good reason for focusing
on Anne s life rior to her reign but honestly I couldn Anne s life rior to her reign but honestly I couldn figure out why the story finished before she became ueen It felt unfinished Even her relationship with Sarah Churchill and her female friendships were a heavy and interesting focus of the novel is not explored in its entiretyI found Anne rather unlikeable and unforgivably rather boring The only characters that had any real color were Sarah Churchill and Anne s short liv A historical novel looking at the life of ueen Anne before she became the British monarch most of us robably know the least about Born in 1665 as Anne before she became the British monarch most of us robably know the least about Born in 1665 as to King Charles II she grew up at Court and had to learn to serve whichever King was in ower whether she agreed with their เพชรพระอุมา (ตอน 04) อาถรรพณ์นิทรานคร political and religious views or not As she grew older she moved closer to the top of the line of succession while having to deal with illnessesregnancies and the intrigues of her Ladies in Waiting and of those who would take ower I enjoy some historical novels having articularly liked some by Alison Weir and Elizabeth Freemantle s book about Katherine Parr so I was very happy to receive Joanne Limburg s book from the Real Readers rogramme It s a thick book covering a long eriod of time so there s lots to get your teeth into I have to admit to not knowing much about Anne Baby Girl (Erik Ead Trilogy, prior to reading the book other than her having no children to inherit the throne and the fact that her weight necessitated a higher than usual number of bearers to carry her coffin Having read this novel I now feel that I know much about her and about the fight for the British throne between Protestant and Catholic rivalsThe majority of the book is written in the thirderson in the 待つ [Matsu] present tense and in a series of individual scenes which don t join up in the way a traditional novel narrative does The rest of it is in the form of letters from Anne to various other characters much of the content of these is taken verbatim from Anne s real letters There are benefits and disadvantages to all of these elements The non letterarts of the book felt uite bitty to me so I was left feeling I was seeing only scenes from a life rather than a life entire I also found it uite distancing and that it only served to keep me away from Anne as a erson though erhaps it is fitting that I as a mere commoner cannot get too close to the ueen It s undoubtedly a very cinematic style I also found the Brainwashing of the German Nation present tense Every time I see the King and the ueen I am reminded of what it is I have done and then I am afraid I am beyond all expression afraidThe wicked bawdy Restoration court is nolace for a child rincess Ten year old Anne cuts an odd figure a sickly child she is drawn towards imp. Arration irritating at times This kind of narration seems to be fashionable at the moment following the success of Wolf Hall but I find it a bad fit with a historical novel I think the author s intention in using it is robably to sweep away the conventions of the historical novel and make what she is describing immediate but to me it felt in laces like it was just a gimmick used with one eye on the book s film rights The letters from Anne were interesting but I hated the font used for them in the uncorrected Social Media and Social Movements: The Transformation of Communication Patterns proof I read and found it hard on the eyes Again I think the intention was to make them as handwriting like asossible and therefore to increase their immediacy but I uickly got cross with the font and ended up just skim reading the letters which is a shameDespite all this I enjoyed the ortrayal of Anne and was interested in how the author suggested that the ueen s size and gout was as a result of her reliance on food as a comfort and an entertainment an eating disorder which began in her childhood and carried on throughout her life The history of Anne s regnancies and child bearing is also interesting and tragic on a Ouroboros personal level to her regardless of its implications for the country The novel stops before Anne takes the throne and I was disappointed by this as I would have liked to see her as ueenDespite all my reservations I did enjoy the book but never felt I could lose myself in it due to its style and structure I would still recommend it as readers of Alison Weir Elizabeth Freemantle and Philippa Gregory should enjoy it Why do we read historical novels centered on realeople If the answer is to get insight into their interior lives via the license of a novelist to attempt to reconstruct it this book is not a good choice ueen Anne was deeply shortchanged in life her father James the turd deliberately educated her as a country suires wife rather than a Hollendartida i Norge: 1550–1750 potential heir to the throne her bad eyesight made self education difficult and her status usually meant that she was acted upon rather than a decision maker even up to her elevation to the throne Someone who could show us what this was like would have a terrific book but Limberg has chosen a style in which she can t manage to both give the background of complex Restoration events like the Titus Oates affair AND Anne s limited view of them and she lacks a sense of her subjectast dull over emotional fat girl Still waiting for a good novel about Anne Stuart England during the reign of Charles II was rife with keynote figures and was entertaining to say the least One of these figures his brother James the Duke and next in line for the throne had his own drama to deal with made complete by his offspring Mary and Anne Joanne Limburg focuses on Princess Anne in A Want of Kindness High expectations surround A Want of Kindness as the book jacket summary with
DEPTH AND THE SUBJECT OF PRINCESS ANNE IS NOT and the subject of Princess Anne is not Sadly Limburg s work is a gigantic let down Labeled as an adult market novel A Want of Kindness is best described as a historical fiction novel for middle school students with flaws than can be noted Limburg s novel follows the life of Princess Anne starting as a child but it is lacking depth and. Roper ursuits Cards sweetmeats scandal and gossip with her Ladies of the Bedchamber figure large in her life But as King Charles's niece Anne is also a olitical awn who will be forced to lay her art in the troubled Stuart dynastyAs Anne grows to maturity she is transforme. ,
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Nuances both in terms of the character and the story lot Anne doesn t standout there is an absence of a character
ARC OR GROWTH AND HER VOICEor growth and her voice assive This Punainen metsä prevents the reader from getting to know Anne fictionally or historically which results in a very bland reading As aforementioned thiseriod in history is uite entertaining and appealing but A Want of Kindness manages to fall flat Limburg s writing is also heavy with
disconnected choppiness Each chapter in A Want of Kindness is titledchoppiness Each chapter in A Want of Kindness is titled basically serves as a vignette short in text and storytelling There is no smooth Forever Im Yours progression and neither is there a connection The narrative therefore fails to truly have aoint and there is no buildup Although this could still work if Limburg decided on a character study driven iece A Want of Kindness is not that either Adding to the middle school feel and disjointed nature are the alternating chapters with fictionally roduced letters written by Anne these are even Honey, I Wrecked the Kids: When Yelling, Screaming, Threats, Bribes, Timeouts, Sticker Charts and Removing Privileges All Don't Work presented in a different font This isossibly an attempt by Limburg to drive the story and allow the reader into Anne s head but uite frankly it takes away from the already lacking story It feels like a narrator setting the stage but then with nothing truly happening There is also an issue with Limburg trying too hard to come off as literary and flowery but her metaphors and language are juvenile and come across like a student writing a creative story for a rofessorOne a ositive note some of the events mentioned by Limburg as happening in Anne s world although not usually to her are historically accurate and not fluffed up Sadly though Limburg doesn t expand on these and brushes them off It is evident that the main inhibitor of a strong story within A Want of Kindness is a lack of surmounting history resources regarding Anne However a truly A Spectre Is Haunting Texas potent HF author can take few facts and elaborately create a novel world from them which Limburg did not Basically there is no story here Only one literally just one emotionally upright moment occurs in A Want of Kindness at approximately 200ages in Anne s children become ill with small Tilak Kathalu pox anderish This is the only time Limburg s writing is evocative and worth reading If the entire novel was as strong as this spot than it would have been another novel entirelyMuch of the latter chapters of A Want of Kindness are very repetitive and merely traverse Anne s many regnancies and miscarriages It is the same over and over and even this topic which could induce reader empathy is thin and one layered reducing the lot even The finality of A Want of Kindness is much of the same both regarding the story and lack of impact The ending is not momentous and overall none of the book is memorable Plus Limburg doesn t include an Author s Note to discuss the historical liberties taken or sources used A Want of Kindness struggles in composition leaving a disjointed mess in writing style and a story lacking any izzazz The novel is written on a juvenile level and best targeting juveniles Aside from being a teen read there are genuinely no oints of merit with A Want of Kindness and I would not read from this author again If you are seeking a look at Princessueen Anne you won t find it here Ski. D from overlooked Princess to the heiress of England Forced to overcome grief for her lost children the The Why Cafe political manoeuvrings of her sister and her closest friends and her own betrayal of her father she becomes one of the most complex and fascinating figures of English histor.