Fiction, 8/10 – June 2007
|I had heard of Jeffrey Archer from various political scandals in the news and I was curious to read one of his books. Kane and Abel considerably raised my opinion of him because I really enjoyed it (apart from the monstrous death of Wladeks sister in the castles prison which was so disturbing that it nearly made me put the book down for good).|
I enjoyed the drive and determination that was shared by both characters. I also liked how the book spanned 60 years rather than most books I have read that only focus on a small chapter or event in the characters lives. It’s nice reading about how people grow up and change as they mature.
I guess that some people are on Abel’s side and others on Kane’s. I desperately wanted them to be friends but I think I’d choose Kane’s side if pushed.
Any book that you can’t put out of you mind in between reading sessions and for a few days after you finish is a good investment of time by my judgement.