23 February 2014

Twelve Minutes to Midnight; Christopher Edge

Twelve Minutes to Midnight (Twelve Minutes to Midnight, #1)Twelve Minutes to Midnight by Christopher Edge
My rating: 3 of 5 stars

Probably a better book for the target audience than adults, as I didn't find the world particularly convincing. Penelope's life seems just a little too convenient for me to suspend disbelief entirely, and there's a lot of belief that needs suspending. London also feels too clean and poverty-free for the Victorian era, but perhaps in future episodes we'll see the grittier side.

ARC provided by publisher.

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