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Unfortunately, I am probably going to buck the tide on this one, but I was very disappointed in it.

El Rapto del Cisne

Elizabeth Kostova reveals her fascination with the act of painting on her website. Oliver stopped speaking shortly after being admitted to the hospital where Marlow practices, making the discover process circuitous indeed.

And the other characters are interesting and nowhere near as flaky, including the artist of the title piece. The main characters are flawed people, but very human.

El rapto del cisne (Spanish Edition): Elizabeth Kostova: : Books

Every few months I come across a book that’s so smart, I’m impressed by the author’s skills as a researcher and writer and want to soak up more of her genius. Unlike anything else I have read this year. English Choose a language elizabetn shopping. She does something similar in her first book only with the practice of doing cixne, which goes to show the research and effort put into her books. Pero muy largo su desarrollo There is a mystery to be solved, but Robert Oliver, the person with the answers, comes to a point in his life — his emotional illness — that his only weapon against the obsession shredding his soul is silence.

Mogu zakljuciti da mi je povijesna prica, koju iscitavamo uglavnom iz pisama, puno zanimljivija od suvremene iako psihijatar Marlow ujedno ima i ulogu detektiva i svim se silama trudi pronaci informacije koje bi pomogle da shvati svoga pacijenta i nade nacin da mu pomogne.


To just sit and be still after eo of being dapto by the past — a past that ended long before his own birth. The former dragged on and left me with an empty feeling, while the later built upon each successive chapter, providing a clear visual of characters, places, paintings, emotions and time, while eventually After reading most of the reviews here, I believe many read this book with a firm vision on how it should have been written based on her first novel.

I had tried to read this twice before and the third time I finally finished it. To say this novel is intricate would cisnw an understatement. I liked the parallels to the Greek myth of Leda and the Swan. But, of course, the reader can’t own it, only bask in its glory for too short awhile. Published May 24th by Ediciones Urano first published January 12th Oliver stopped speaking shortly after being admitted to the ho In The Swan Thieves, Kostova, author of The Historian, has written another saga of epic proportions.

Wel onderhoudend, maar wat aan de langdradige kant. The result was this sudden, unfulfilling ending, leaving me saying “Finally!

But perhaps most importantly, she has understood her readers as well as her fictions: I learned from it. This was a very good read – the audio production was wonderful – multiple narrators including Treat Williams, Anne Heche and John Lee, with musical interludes interspersed throughout.

But to be frank, and actually answer your question with all jokes aside, if the length of the book bothers you, then perhaps read it in pg sections?

We feast on descriptions of real paintings and imagined ones, but Kostova’s vivid and exact writing makes us see them in our mind’s eye. However, I would say that the length of the book was starting to fray at the enthusiasm and excitement I had for the first few days.


Beatrice was a beautiful woman, with the passion of a great artist, which of course she was. Andrew Marlow, who receives a patient by the name of Robert Oliver who attempted to attack a painting in the National Gallery.

However, this is not an important part of the novel at all really. Quotes from El Rapto del Cisne.

El Rapto del Cisne by Elizabeth Kostova (5 star ratings)

I highly recommend this book for anyone who enjoys great modern literature, painting, and history. Kate was an underwhelming but likable women. I have read many great lengthy novels where, turning the last page, I wanted more.

Not surprising, the depth of detail on varying fields of interest, from art history to European cities, to nineteenth century daily lives, New York City to Ann Arbor, Michigan, manic-depression and psychiatry to museums, art education and art retreats, art collectors and auctions. Secondly, while researching more than he really should within professional needs into his patients’ elizabbeth, psychiatrist falls in love with said patient’s former lover, twenty years younger than him? While the story was interesting, these issues combined to make the mystery of her story less intriguing and her novel as a whole not as enjoyable as her first one.