Arthur Conan Doyle’s unique mysteries are cleverly written and entertaining. The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes (comprised of twelve short stories) was a tremendous re-read for me.
For similar titles, check out our list of Classic Tales of Mystery & Suspense.
As the development of the characters evolved, I was drawn into the story of Enza and Ciro. Although The Shoemaker’s Wife was relatively easy to read, the novel was packed with a variety of situations and events. The story flowed and kept me involved as a reader.
We (along with nine other libraries) created a lot of discussions and programming around Adriana Trigiani’s novel capturing the immigrant experience of the early 1900s as part of The Big Read 2013. Visit thebigread.org for more information.
Tell us: What was your favorite Big Read event or favorite part of the novel?