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Kate Morton – Casa de la Riverton. 1 like. Book. Kate Morton – Casa de la Riverton. Book. 1 person likes this topic. Want to like this Page? Sign up for. Verano de Durante una rutilante fiesta de la alta sociedad en Riverton Manor, un joven y prometedor poeta se quita la vida. Invierno de Grace. The House at Riverton is the first novel by Australian author Kate Morton, published in the United Kingdom by Pan Macmillan in June It has been selected.

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I will finish it because I want to mortkn what all of the heavy-handed foreshadowing is leading up to, but I just spent 20 minutes listening to the narrator figure out the d of her father ON DISC 10 of The House at Riverton tells the story of a Manor House in Essex during WW1 and the beginning of the s, told from the perspective of a housemaid, now 98 and living in an old people’s home in If you love Downton Abbey or even the older programme, Upstairs, Downstairs, you will definitely enjoy this book.

Quotes from The House at Rive Downton Abbey is full of interesting characters and lots of drama.

The House At Riverton has great characters and is basically just a great story which is extremely well told. As Grace and Emmeline are about to head back to the house, Robbie emerges from the newly built summerhouse, carrying a suitcase. It’s also a meditation on memory and the devastation of war and a beautifully rendered window into a fascinating time in history. Grace may get sucked into remembering, but not necessarily into telling.

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The House at Riverton is a gorgeous debut novel set in England between the wars. I probably would have enjoyed Kate Morton’s debut novel The House at Riverton more if I had not already experienced the greater expression of her writing talent in The Forgotten Garden.


Some years later Grace learns what was in the shorthand letter from Hannah. I am interested–intrigued even–by the way time erases real lives, leaving only vague imprints. Can’t round the rate up to four because there are some twists any human can see coming. The one addressed to her is in shorthand, which Hannah mistakenly believes Grace can read, this misunderstanding being the foundation of the strong connection between the two.

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The House at Riverton by Kate Morton

I absolutely loved every single second I spent in this universe, and I could have gone on reading forever This was a good historical read, it has a double story going on for the main character. They fall in love and begin an affair. It is one of many secrets in the novel. Choices will be made, a tragic young poet will enter the scene, and more secrets will katd cultivated. I barely remember him, you know. A riverotn de la segunda mitad el ritmo se acrecienta.

While a majority of this book is amazing, there were a few areas that I struggled with There is literally not a hair out of place in this fascinating journey through an era of crumbling social barriers and evolving English social morals and traditions. High drama and love triangles at the country estate of a rich family during the Edwardian era — all ending in the famous suicide on the family estate of a post-war poet. June Learn how and when to remove this ce message. Nothing that would have marked it as a game.

She learns that Grace Bradley was a servant at The House at Riverton and may know what happened the night that the young poet R. The Life of a Boo Unsourced material may be challenged and removed.

The book concerns sisters Hannah and Emmeline Hartford, aristocratic children who grow up over the course of the book. View all 14 comments. An omission of truth led to tragic consequences. I finally finished it. Having finally told the truth via the tapes to her grandson, she is able to die in peace. I tend to get confused by that, but thankfully all of them were well developed in this case.


No matter what country I visit I always manage to find a country Estate or period property where ghosts of rivetton and the past stirs my imagination and my interest. Lorraine tourist 2 11 Katw 02, I truly developed a big love for everyone involved at Riverton Manor, and I absolutely just need a movie or TV-Show based on this fantastic book!

La casa de Riverton / The House at Riverton: A Novel

The story is full of mystery and family secrets and had me hooked, absorbed and engrossed from beginning to end. Grace suspects Hannah knows this, but even after Grace deduces her parentage, she does not say anything to Hannah.

And it is changeable: It is everywhere; in my ears, behind my eyes, pushing my ribs…” Grace is 98 years old and living in a nursing facility when a visit from a young film producer compels her to relive her past; a past that is full of secrets that she has kept to herself for the last seventy years.

I had been excited to try a Kate Morton book for quite some time. Riverton ManorUnited Kingdom.

Wonderful characters, setting, plot, I can’t say enough. It is my past, and it is coming for me. While I appreciate the detail taken to illuminate the differences in the lives of the social classes, it seemed to take the novel a long time to build up tension around the incident at the heart of the book’s mystery.

View all 9 comments. As a young girl, Grace is sent to work at Riverton.