Author: Nancy Ohlin

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Apr 08
Thorn Abbey by Nancy Ohlin

Thorn Abbey by Nancy Ohlin

Reviews 0 ★★★

There are two ways to think of Thorn Abbey - as retelling of Rebecca or as a novel in its own right. A successful retelling will excel in both areas, reimagining a well loved classic and bringing it into the modern era. Thorn Abbey does well enough as a retelling, but fails almost abysmally as a standalone novel.

As a retelling of Rebecca, I think I'd give this book about 3.5 stars. If I was to forget that Thorn Abbey is a retelling, I'd probably give it 2 stars.

Thorn Abbey, the boarding school the novel is named for, is...

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