(EBOOK/EPUB) Things in Jars

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Things in Jars review ¶ 100 Cast of characters including a seven foot tall housemaid; a melancholic tattoo covered ghost; and an avuncular apothecary But secrets abound in this foggy underworld where spectacle is king and nothing is uite what it seems Blending 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 tim. 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 supernatural powers Bridie is hot on the case she lost her last missing child and is determined to save this one Her search for the girls is aided by her seven foot tall housemaid and a tattoo covered ghost Sounds interesting right Well it wasbut there is a big BUT comingit didn t work that well for me Add me to the outlier group I found this to be okay at best I am usually able to suspend disbelief and enjoy books with ghosts supernatural elements and such This book was an odd one and hard for me to rate I never wanted to stop reading it and in fact I was compelled to keep reading to find out what was going to happen and mainly to find out if Bridie would learn how if she knew RubySo how does one rate a book which is oddly compelling atmospheric weird with interestingly strange characters with a story line which fails to wow you I m going with three stars This book is imaginative poetic at times compelling and I m going with strange again I did enjoy Bridie s character and enjoyed her interactions with Ruby I enjoyed Cora as well But the story itself failed to wow me Can t uite put my finger out it except to say that we all can t love the same books and some books work for us while others do not This is right there in the middle for me Others are enjoying this than I did and I encourage you to seek out their reviews as wellThank you to Atria books and NetGalley who provided me with a copy of this book in exchange for an honest review All the thoughts and opinions are my ownThis was a Traveling FriendsSisters Buddy Read

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Things in Jars review ¶ 100 Original cover for ASIN# B07J1WLZRDIn the dark underbelly of Victorian London a formidable female sleuth is pulled into the macabre world of fanatical anatomists and crooked surgeons while investigating the kidnapping of an extraordinary child in this gothic mystery perfect for fans of The Essex Serpent and The Book of SpeculationBridie Devine female detective extraordinaire is confronted with the most baffling puzzle yet the kidnapping of Christ. Here is time held in suspension Yesterday pickled Eternity in a jar In Things in Jars A 7 foot tall bearded parlor maid mythical sea monsters a ghost and a winter mermaid are all brought together by a female pipe smoking detective in Victorian London to solve the kidnapping of a mysterious child When a child with supposed supernatural powers is kidnapped Detective Bridie Devine is commissioned to find her Bridie s sleuthing abilities lead her into the dark underbelly of nineteenth century London where she encounters a criminal element obsessed with possessing the world s oddities Dead or alive there is a price on the head of those who are different and don t fit societal normsPart mystery part social commentary part fairy tale Things in Jars had me completely enthralled Jess Kidd encompasses all of the strange eccentricities of the Victorians In Bridie Ruby a dead boxer and Cora a 7 foot tall parlor maid she creates fascinating and multi dimensional characters I hope to see them again in a future novel Kidd seamlessly weaves together a story filled with magic strong women and those who long to possess those who are different I LOVED loved loved every minute of this book It is strange eccentric and wonderfully weird This is definitely one of the best books I have read in 2019I received an ARC of this book from NetGalley and the publisher in exchange for an honest review

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Things in Jars review ¶ 100 Abel 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 discovery Winding her 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. 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


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    (EBOOK/EPUB) Things in Jars summary Ü PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Jess Kidd 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 woman detective wearing a dagger strapped to her thigh smoking pipe solving murders by reading corpses and talking with ghosts It seems like one of the heroes also the part of love triangle

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    (EBOOK/EPUB) Things in Jars Jess Kidd ☆ 0 free download 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 col

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    summary Ü PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Jess Kidd Jess Kidd ☆ 0 free download read & download Things in Jars “Here is time held in suspension Yesterday pickled Eternity in a jar” In Things in Jars A 7 foot tall beard

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    (EBOOK/EPUB) Things in Jars “There are things in jars”Note For optimal effect the above uote should be read in a whispery uivery British accented voiceOh ye

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    summary Ü PDF, DOC, TXT or eBook ☆ Jess Kidd Jess Kidd ☆ 0 free download read & download Things in Jars ‘’Below her streets and lanes factories and workhouses parks and prisons ground houses and tenements roofs chimneys and treetops And the winding sometimes shining Thames the sky’s own dirty mirror The raven leaves the river behind and charts a path to a chapel on a hill with a spire and a clock tower She circles the chapel and lands

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    (EBOOK/EPUB) Things in Jars read & download Things in Jars 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 wondrous sights there is

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    (EBOOK/EPUB) Things in Jars 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 supernatural powers Bridie is hot on the case; she lost her last missing child and is determined to save this one Her search for the girls is aided by her seven foot tall housemaid and a t

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    (EBOOK/EPUB) Things in Jars Jess Kidd ☆ 0 free download 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 foo

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    (EBOOK/EPUB) Things in Jars 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 T

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  • Kindle Edition
  • 416
  • Things in Jars
  • Jess Kidd
  • English
  • 10 January 2019
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