Frog Music

author of ''ROOM'' (Back Bay Books [$17.00 US])

Paperback, 403 pages

English language

Published Feb. 8, 2015 by Little, Brown & Company, Hatchette Book Group.


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3 stars (1 review)

"Emma Donoghue's explosive new novel, based on an unsolved murder in 1876 San Francisco. Summer of 1876: San Francisco is in the fierce grip of a record-breaking heatwave and a smallpox epidemic.''--OCLC

8 editions

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3 stars

This book has taken me FOREVER to read. I initially took it out as an audio book. I didn't finish it in time. So then I took out the ebook. Again, didn't finish it in time. Then I took out a hard copy. I made more progress than my previous attempts combined but I still did not finish it. It wasn't until yesterday that I resolved to plow through the book. I alternated between the aduiobook and the ebook but ultimately listened to the audiobook to the end. Surprisingly, I made it. I don't really know why this took me so long. It's interesting enough and I enjoyed to storyline. Maybe I've just been busy and maybe lately I haven't been busy enough.

But I did enjoy this book, to an extent. I like historical book and especially non-hetero historical characters. I was also invested in the Petit storyline as …