I just finished reading this and it was the most original, wonderfully written story I have read in a long time. It brought out a lot of emotion in me; this book makes you sympathize with seemingly unredeemable personalities. If you're looking for a happy ending or any kind of romance, this isn't for you. But I recommend highly to anyone who wants a fascinating literary experience that sucks you in and keeps you absorbed until the very last page.
Historical fiction; "quite Dickensian" but with an edgier, gritty feel.
I loved this book. Definitely grim and "gritty" but great historical and medical fiction.
Excellent book about Cholera in England. Very Engaging.
Definitely a "dark" book, very weird but compelling.
Wow, what a ride. A ride that did not go well for the riders.
Don't pick this one up if you need a Dickensian happy ending where money and a charitable spirit cures cholera.
But do pick this one up. Great read. Get over your whole Dickensian 'everything turns into magical happy pancakes' mindset.
Beautifully written, captivating characters, a book that takes a lot of concentration to read, but well worth the effort.