“I was born before this
storystarts, before I dreamed of such a place as the Arcade, before I imagined men like Walter Geist existed outside of fables, outside of fairy tales.”
Synopsis from Barnes & Noble.com: Eighteen years old and completely alone, Rosemary arrives in
Random Thoughts: The Arcade is fashioned after the Strand bookstore on
Unfortunately, Hay’s main character started to drive me nuts by the end of the book. I really just wanted to shake her. Some strange, distasteful, and, I thought, unnecessary events toward the end of the book really turned me off. Too bad, it started with such promise.
Rating: 2.5 (Okay)Also reviewed by:
Foreign Circus Library