The Darlings

The Darlings

[a Novel]

Book - 2012
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Publisher: New York : Pamela Dorman Books/Viking, c2012
ISBN: 9780670023271
Branch Call Number: ALGE
Characteristics: 338 p. ; 24 cm

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Solace1985
Nov 13, 2015

This book could've used more editing. It tends to drag in the middle section. Otherwise it was an enjoyable read.

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dykeslane
Nov 01, 2014

I found this book very confusing and unless you are really into the stock market..I would recommend a pass.

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dsftulsa
May 17, 2013

I loved this book and "couldn't put it down". The author does a great job with all the different characters and weaving her plot in a masterful way. I'm amazed that this is a first novel.

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hilln
Aug 20, 2012

I really enjoyed this book! The subject matter -- the fallout from an exposed Ponzi scheme amongst some of New York City's rich elite -- is torn from recent headlines, yet the personal stories of those affected is riveting. As the novel progresses, the suspense mounts, and it becomes a story of who will make it first across the finishing line to protect their own interests from the long arm of the law. There are a lot of characters that I must confess it took me a while to sort out in my head, and each of these characters has a long and involved backstory that is not always germane to the plot. However, this is a minor quibble. The Darlings is a rollicking good read!

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