[ Reading ] ➿ Parade of Shadows Author Gloria Whelan – Anguillais.us

Parade of Shadows Parade Of Shadows295 Pp In 1907, Sixteen Year Old Julia Hamilton, Happy To Accompany Her Diplomat Father On A Tour Of The Ottoman Controlled Cities Of Istambul, Damascus, Palmyra, And Aleppo, Soon Finds The Journey Increasingly Hazardous As She Begins To Uncover Her Father S True Mission And The Secret Motivations Of The Other Travelers In Their Group Keywords TEEN YOUNG ADULT FICTION GLORIA WHELAN PARADE OF SHADOWS TRAVEL

[ Reading ] ➿ Parade of Shadows  Author Gloria Whelan – Anguillais.us
  • Hardcover
  • 304 pages
  • Parade of Shadows
  • Gloria Whelan
  • English
  • 20 August 2018
  • 0060890282

    10 thoughts on “[ Reading ] ➿ Parade of Shadows Author Gloria Whelan – Anguillais.us


  1. says:

    The story has all the parts in it to create a compelling drama and mystery Somehow, however, the author fails Every clue is pointed out in an obvious manner by the main character, who then illogically tries to explain away the clue essentially I thought that ____ was very, very, very suspicious and was probably tied to ____, but then I randomly decided that ignore all other previous hints that support this conclusion and to think it has nothing to do with ___, although it obviously does and The story has all the parts in it to create a compelling drama and mystery Somehow, however, the author fails Every clue is pointed out in an obvious manner by the main character, who then illogically tries to explain away the clue essentially I thought that ____ was very, very, very suspicious and was probably tied to ___...


  2. says:

    In 1907 Sixteen year old Julia Hamilton convinces her father to let her accompany him on a trip into Turkey, Syria and the surrounding areas Julia and her diplomat father travel in a group with three other Europeans and four native helpers Whereas Julia expected a pleasant sight seeing adventure, she finds herself caught in international espionage and dangerous plots Her father is poisoned, her romantic interest, Graham, is arrested and one other of the group is arrested for trying to take ar In 1907 Sixteen year old Julia Hamilton convinces her father to let her accompany him on a trip into Turkey, Syria and the surrounding areas Julia and her diplomat father travel in a group wit...


  3. says:

    The most disappointing book I ve read in a long time Nothing happened The characters were either annoying or unpleasant I kept Reading hoping that the story would get better but it didn t There was so much potential that wasn t met I feel like I was lied to when I picked this book up the first time I saw it I m really sad that this book wasn texciting It would have helped if the narra...


  4. says:

    I m a bit disappointed because the story was compelling enough to keep me interested, but the ending was rushed Everything wrapped up in the final chapter in a pretty deus ex machina way, which was like going slowly up to the top of a roller coaster and having the drop be just a few feet tall Nevertheless I think it would be a great book for teens, especially teen girls The main character is a teen girl who trying not to spoil anything com...


  5. says:

    The story is a mix of a travel book, romance story and who done it It is well written and entertaining without going into clich s.


  6. says:

    Very much enjoyed this The time period and lands traveled to were interesting to read about Enjoyed the mystery plot twist.


  7. says:

    The story of a sheltered Edwardian teen, who travels to Syria with her father, and finds that the complex politics of the Ottoman empire are a whole lot nastier than the popular stereotypes of the Romantic Middle East.When I started this book, I immediately knew it wasn t my usual cup of tea It sconcerned with place and time than with characters, and for a while I debated whether I would even finish it, but I m glad that I did Ultimately, I found it to be personally enriching, and it als The story of a sheltered Edwardian teen, who travels to Syria with her father, and finds that the complex politics of the Ottoman empire are a whole lot nastier than the popular stereotypes of the Romantic Middle East.When I started this book, I immediately knew it wasn t my usual cup of tea It sconcerned with place and time than with characters, and for a while I debated whether I would even finish it, but I m glad that I did Ultimately, I found it to be personally enriching, and it also challenged me as a writer because, while not indulging me in many of my novel favorites, it attempted something really difficult, and, I think, did it quite well.Things this...


  8. says:

    Parade of Shadows by Gloria Whelan, published 2007 by Harper Collins, takes us on a journey through early 20th century Middle Eastern regions, like Istanbul and Damascus, an area known as the Levant It s a slow journey with mystery and adventure in mild doses The slow journey allows the reader to take in the view of these foreign lands, their peoples and their cultures Julia is a sheltered English young woman who constantly compares her quiet, secluded English life with the cultures she is ex Parade of Shadows by Gloria Whelan, published 2007 by Harper Collins, takes us on a journey through early 20th century Middle Eastern regions, like Istanbul and Damascus, an area known as the Levant It s a slow journey with mystery and adventure in mild doses The slow journey allows the reader to take in the view of these foreign lands, their peoples and their cultures Julia is a sheltered English young woman who constantly compares her quiet, secluded English life with the cultures she is experie...


  9. says:

    It s 1907, and sixteen year old Julia Hamilton lives an uneventful life in London, though she dreams of seeing distant places and having exciting adventures Her mother died of an illness when Julia was very young and her father is often traveling in his work for the British Foreign Office When she learns her father is to take a trip to the Middle East, she begs to come along, and ...


  10. says:

    Julia longs to escape the cold, empty house she lives in where her mother died, and where her father comes only when necessary She can hardly believe it when he allows her to come on his next trip with him, an adventure to the Middle East Imagine they will be travelling by train, and riding camels, and camping in the desert Exactly what her father is going to be doing is a bit unclear, as he is not going in his offi...

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