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Margaret Mascarenhas's Reviews

Reviews of Margaret’s Work

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Jun.15.2009
Published by My reading room
An amazing book. It took me to a different culture (it takes place in Venezuela) and through a wonderful cast of characters that will stick with me. I finished this one on...
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Jul.01.2009
Published by Northern Mama
This novel is beautifully written, the imagery bring the exotic Venezuela to life for those who have not experienced it! Mascarenhas' use of Spanish phrases adds pure authenticity...
Published by Champagne Living
Poetic and lyrical, the novel aspires to create an impressive array of metaphor, mysticism, and reality within the juxtaposition of 8 protagonists, each depicting their own...
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Jun.19.2009
Published by Donne Tempo
In this novel the stories that make up the eight primary books of the novel are as independent as short stories. The connections between the characters weave the tale more tightly...
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May.28.2009
Published by The Front Table
Within these pages is an artfully constructed novel written by a classic storyteller, Margaret Mascarenhas. The story, reminiscent of a modernized selection from Canterbury Tales...
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Jun.16.2009
Published by Out -numbered 3 to 1
Irene dos Santos disappeared at age 15. Believed to have drowned while on holiday with her best friend, Lily Martinez, her body was never found. Now, years later, she appears...
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Jun.11.2009
Published by Mainstream Fiction
In Venezuela, fifteen year old Irene Dos Santos is on vacation with her best friend Lily Martinez when she vanishes. Everyone assumes she probably drowned though no body was found...
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May.07.2009
Published by News/Bookweb
Apr.20.2009
Published by http://www.publishersweekly.com/article/CA6652055.html
The Disappearance of Irene Dos Santos Margaret Mascarenhas. Grand Central, $13.99 paper (348p) ISBN 978-0-446-54110-7 In her second novel, Mascarenhas (Skin) uses a 15-year-old...