Official Review: The Violin Maker by Glenn J. Hill

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Re: Official Review: The Violin Maker by Glenn J. Hill

Post by Nisha Ward »

The thing I like about this is that it takes a concept applied best to a fantasy setting and gives it over to romance. There's a lot of action and adventure, from the looks of it, but nothing that would detract from the romance with Rachel. It all seems geared towards heightening it.
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Secrets, spies, fugitives, mysticism, and supernatural elements?! My what a colorfully grand tale this must have been. Thank you for your lovely and insightful review of it!

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Post by kandscreeley »

My degree is in music, so it sounds like you and I have something in common. I love that the violin sends him through time. Great review! I will keep it in mind to read in the future.
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I applaud the author's development of his characters, using love and music in his technique.
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Post by GiftedGuidance »

This can be a super interesting book because what doesn’t seem real or for a lack of better words, there can be a realm that does exist that we just might not be able to see. Hence, the boy touching a violin to be transported somewhere else. What if we expanded our minds and “facts” were just that but “truth,” is what it is. This could be a metaphorical way to explain literal terms! Love the idea, magic and mystery behind this authors ideas!!

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Post by Shrabastee »

Too bad about the lack of depth in characterisation, but the premise and the pace will probably make up for it. I might want to give it a read. Thanks for the suggestion and the wonderful review!

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