Originally released as a serial novel, following the style of Charles Dickens, in 1996.
About 375 standard pages.
First read (January 2014)Edit
Got it for Christmas 2013 from Darren and co. Started reading it after finishing The Farseer Trilogy at the beginning of 2014.
Finished it on the 25th of January.
I enjoyed it, it was well written, and I liked the final part the most, but I think because I was familiar with the film which was such a faithful and memorable adaptation I didn't get to enjoy the unfolding mystery part of it. Probably deserves a 2 really, but for me this time it was a 1.
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