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Sophronia L kindle É Paperback read Õ ❰PDF❯ ❤ Sophronia L Author Tim Bridwell – Sophronia Lambert a schoolteacher on the island of Martha's Vineyard lives a uiet life; that is until Nantucket whaling captain James Folger comes ashore Realizing he is the man who killed her deaf br Sophronia LSophronia Lambert a schoolteacher on the island of Martha's Vineyard lives a uiet life; that is until Nantucket whaling captain James Folger comes ashore Realizing he is the man wh I was very fortunate enough to win this book through Goodreads First Reads in exchange of an honest reviewOkay I really really loved this book Tim Bridwell's debut novel is fantastic I never thought that I'm going to enjoy the hell out of this book Because historical is not really my cup of tea yet Tim managed to keep me interested with his captivating and beautiful writingIt's poetic It's dark It's gothic It's eerie It's thrilling And very imaginative With a sly humor and a hint of romance thrown out in the story Though the scenes between Sophronia and Absalom were limited yes I'm one of those readers who crave of them the moments between them were heartfelt The chessy stuff was carried well throughout the story And from the beginning I thought that there was going to be a love triangle And I'm really glad it didn't happen at all Because Capt Folger was your mad guyAnd if you're asking me if there was a HEA yes buddy there was But still you have to brace yourself for the death of some characters It was painful Or was it just me who felt to much for the characters? Never mind The conclusion was satisfying with a glimpse of the futureTim Bridwell didn't just take us to the history of Martha's Vineyard and the old whaling industry but also explores the heart of human nature It was an awesome read having this awesome book Highly recommendedReview is also available at TheBookishOgre

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O killed her deaf brother she decides to pursue vengeance first at home then at sea sailing to the far side of the world as his bride As she grapples with madness and morality Soph When Sophronia Lambert elopes and joins the Eliza Jane as Captain Folger's wife her uncle Keziah Lambert and her love interest Absalom Cook worry that she will be “lost at sea” as was her late brother Jonathan If Captain Folger doesn't murder her himself Sophronia may fall victim to the mental illness that has plagued her since she found her mother dead at the hands of her father Growing up on the small island of Martha's Vineyard is surely poor preparation for the brutality of an all male crew set on the bloody business of whaling as it proved to be for Sophronia's brother except that this Lambert comes knowing that her true nemesis is the uaker Captain who obsesses over numbers and superstitionBridwell's vividly poetic style draws the reader deep into the horrors of the human heart whether it be Sophriona and Captain Folger's mental illnesses the sailors' chauvinistic savagery or the bloody process of spearing and stripping the soulful whales But like Bridwell's realistic characters his dark themes are tempered by the other side of humanity; the sudden joys small pleasures and even love In this way Sophriona's journey on board the Eliza Jane is like a mental breakdown where she is separated from the two people who understand and love her most as she traverses what for her are uncharted watersSophronia L boasts the descriptive language of Hemingway and the complex drama of Faulkner taking readers on a haunting journey through Sophronia's mental illness manifest through her obsession with Captain Folger's death I would absolutely recommend Sophronia L as a superb novel for those who enjoy literary and historic fiction

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Sophronia LRonia's uest mirrors that of her island community to find a way forward amidst the pressures of a brutal industry a nation mired in Civil War and a past darker than the ocean's aby Sophronia L is the story of a revenge Sophronia Lambert a young schoolteacher in Martha's Vineyard has the chance to avenge the death of her young brother when she meets his killer captain James Folger Planning to use poisonshe marries him and begins a new life onboard a whaling boat the Eliza Jane where she will be the only woman But this novel offers much it's a different kind of thriller with a carefully depicted historical background compelling characters and deep moral reflections of biblical proportionsI received the book for free through Goodreads First Reads