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    Five stars and a statue goes to best portrayed Victorian London book This is incredible combination of humor kitsch folklore with the writer’s talented and never ending imagination We meet one of the most interesting heroines Bride Devine a w

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    Jess Kidd shifts direction in her 3rd novel setting it in Victorian times with its inherent brutality and inhumanity teeming with vill

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    “Here is time held in suspension Yesterday pickled Eternity in a jar” In Things in Jars A 7 foot tall bearded parlor maid mythical

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    “There are things in jars”Note For optimal effect the above uote should be read in a whispery uivery British accented voiceOh yes There are many many things in jars between the pages of Jess Kidd’s aptly titled nove

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    ‘’Below her streets and lanes factories and workhouses parks and prisons ground houses and tenements roofs chimneys and

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    45 STARS A dark bizarre and fanciful world  Imaginative storytelling that was menacing detailed and plotted to perfectionI was uickly captivated by the gothic setting and the missing child investigation The female detective Birdie Devine specializes in domestic investigations and minor surgery She was a fantastic character that brought humor and humanity to the taleThe supernatural elements and fairytale esue cast of characters

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    A cloth covers the jar that Bridie took from the bookcase in the nursery and Ruby is thankful for this For the contents have the ability to rearrange even a dead man’s sense of reality As with all terrible wond

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    25275 rounded upBridie Devine is a female detective in Victorian London One day she is approached to investigate the case of a missing girl Christabel the secret child of Sir Edmund Athelstan Berwick She is reported to have supernatur

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    My first five star read of 2020From the first sentence you know this book is going to be different “As pale a

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    But a mermaid has no tears and therefore she suffers so much —Hans Christian Andersen The Little MermaidI'm a huge fan of Jess Kidd's exuisite playful writing and KERPOW what a start Her vivid prologue was one of the finest things I've read in a long long time Gadzooks That alone was worth the entrance fee The book is set in a Victorian London that Dickens might have portrayed one which is theatrically grotesue and w

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Review Î PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free × Jess Kidd

R way through the labyrinthine sooty streets of Victorian London Bridie won’t rest until she finds the young girl even if it means unearthing a past that she’d rather keep buried Luckily her search is aided by an enchanting cast of characters including a seven foot tall housemaid; a melancholic tattoo covered ghost; and an avuncular. 45 STARS A dark bizarre and fanciful world Imaginative storytelling that was menacing detailed and plotted to perfectionI was uickly captivated by the gothic setting and the missing child investigation The female detective Birdie Devine specializes in domestic investigations and minor surgery She was a fantastic character that brought humor and humanity to the taleThe supernatural elements and fairytale esue cast of characters kept me glued to the pages and immersed in their uest for the Winter Mermaid The images of snails scales and those things in jars were mesmerizing I also learned about merrows which both fascinated and terrified me A splash of magical realism some wicked happenings and plenty of side characters to lovehate made this one uite a fantastical journeyThanks to NG and the pub for my review copy OUT Feb 2020 Cenote even if it means unearthing a past that she’d rather keep buried Luckily her search is aided by an Sottomissione enchanting cast of characters including a seven foot tall housemaid; a melancholic tattoo covered ghost; and an avuncular. 45 STARS A dark bizarre and fanciful world Imaginative storytelling that was menacing detailed and plotted to perfectionI was uickly captivated by the gothic setting and the missing child investigation The female detective Birdie Devine specializes in domestic investigations and minor surgery She was a fantastic character that brought humor and humanity to the taleThe supernatural The Isles esue cast of characters kept me glued to the pages and immersed in their uest for the Winter Mermaid The images of snails scales and those things in jars were mesmerizing I also learned about merrows which both fascinated and terrified me A splash of magical realism some wicked happenings and plenty of side characters to lovehate made this one uite a fantastical journeyThanks to NG and the pub for my review copy OUT Feb 2020

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Apothecary But secrets abound in this foggy underworld where spectacle is king and nothing is uite what it seemsBlending darkness and light history and folklore Things in Jars is a spellbinding Gothic mystery that collapses the boundary between fact and fairy tale to stunning effect and explores what it means to be human in inhumane time. My first five star read of 2020From the first sentence you know this book is going to be different As pale as a grave grub she s an eyeful The writing is just gorgeous in that Victorian Dickensian fashion Think Dickens matched with Grimms Fairy Tales Or Dickens if he was smoking hashish or one of Prudhoe s blends and into Irish folktales I loved the characters Bridie part sleuth part doctor untrained Cora her seven foot maid with a beautiful baritone voice and Ruby a dead boxer with living tattoos London is a character in its own right Yes there is a supernatural element here of which I usually am not a fan But Kidd has managed to create a world so believable that I swallowed it hook line and sinker There s a sly sense of humor here mostly in the descriptions While the theme of the book is dark it s just so darn entertaining The story has Bridie being hired to find the kidnapped daughter of a baronet But not just any daughter this daughter has special characteristics We are led into a world filled with grave robbers anatomists collectors of all things odd and uniue Kudos to Kidd for getting it all right I haven t read her prior books but I m now inspired to seek them out A huge thanks to netgalley and Atria books for an advance copy of this book The Isles effect and KING explores what it means to be human in inhumane time. My first five star read of 2020From the first sentence you know this book is going to be different As pale as a grave grub she s an Ty jesteś moje imię eyeful The writing is just gorgeous in that Victorian Dickensian fashion Think Dickens matched with Grimms Fairy Tales Or Dickens if he was smoking hashish or one of Prudhoe s blends and into Irish folktales I loved the characters Bridie part sleuth part doctor untrained Cora her seven foot maid with a beautiful baritone voice and Ruby a dead boxer with living tattoos London is a character in its own right Yes there is a supernatural The Many Lives of Fitzwilliam Darcy element here of which I usually am not a fan But Kidd has managed to create a world so believable that I swallowed it hook line and sinker There s a sly sense of humor here mostly in the descriptions While the theme of the book is dark it s just so darn Complete Amber Sourcebook entertaining The story has Bridie being hired to find the kidnapped daughter of a baronet But not just any daughter this daughter has special characteristics We are led into a world filled with grave robbers anatomists collectors of all things odd and uniue Kudos to Kidd for getting it all right I haven t read her prior books but I m now inspired to seek them out A huge thanks to netgalley and Atria books for an advance copy of this book

Review Î PDF, DOC, TXT, eBook or Kindle ePUB free × Jess Kidd

Bridie Devine female detective extraordinaire is confronted with the most baffling puzzle yet the kidnapping of Christabel Berwick secret daughter of Sir Edmund Athelstan Berwick and a peculiar child whose reputed supernatural powers have captured the unwanted attention of collectors trading curiosities in this age of discoveryWinding he. Jess Kidd shifts direction in her 3rd novel setting it in Victorian times with its inherent brutality and inhumanity teeming with villains murderers the arrogance of killing medics and ruthless amoral gentlemen anatomy collectors hungry for what should not be alive There are Things in Jars with their ability to disturb the natural order of things life and death ashes to ashes time in supension pickling yesterday holding eternity in a jar Into this latest historical novel Kidd brings her trademark elements Irish folklore superstitions ghosts the eccentric her stellar female characters with her standout lyrical prose that enchants and enthralls It is 1863 and London is marked by crime disease grime violence stink and penury Addicted to smoking experimental concoctions by Prudhoe in her pipe the red haired Bridie Devine is haunted by her inability to prevent the death of a child in her last case With her now battered reputation it is a surprise when Sir Edmund Berwick hires her to find his kidnapped 6 year old daughter Christobel Only Christobel is no ordinary child with extraordinary abilities playing with memories eyes that see too much and pike s teeth that can wreak serious damage This time Bridie is determined not to fail a child aided by her magnificently gigantic maid Cora endowed with her thick and glossy facial hair and the ghost of the love lorn illustrated Ruby a prizefighter claiming to know Bridie although she is doubtful of this fact In a narrative that goes back and forth in time to reveal Bridie s childhood of coming over from Ireland collecting corpses with Gan and her time as laboratory assistant to Dr John Eames at Albery Hall wearing the clothes of the dead Lydia links poke their heads from Bridie s past to trouble her in her present investigations There are colourful characters galore such as the predatory and sly Mrs Bibby born for bad business with the tooth and claws and the backbone for it and the viciously dangerous and manipulative Gideon In a story that takes in walled in women and children and the Winter Mermaid there are gruesome murders double dealing and avarice and Bridie s life is endangered as a deadly foe comes back from the dead In the meantime Londoners cower with fear and horror as lost rivers are resurgent battered by never ending biblical rains as the city floodsOnce again Jess Kidd beguiles and charms with her gifts as a storyteller her shift to the Victorian era is a sublime decision as the era positively drips with gothic elements that serve a veritable feast for Kidd s imagination This includes the ravens experimental potions the penchant for curiosities a medical profession that is unhindered by anything remotely ethical and the corrupt scientific anatomy collectors desperate to acuire living anomalies by any means necessary and preserve them in their jars However it is in the mix of the fantastical Irish folklore such as the merrow with the everyday and Kidd s remarkable talents in characterisation that make her novels a joy to read and ensures that her readership will continue to grow This is compulsive and magical reading fare such infernally dark matter but shot through with light by Bridie Cora Ruby and Inspector Valentine Rose I cannot describe how keen I am to get my hands on the next book Kidd writes So what is left to say Just the small matter of this book coming highly recommended Many thanks to Canongate for an ARC