[The Mask Collectors · BOOKS] AUTHOR Ruvanee Pietersz Vilhauer – chiangshistory.org


The Mask Collectors

Ruvanee Pietersz Vilhauer ↠ 4 review

Without really being properly introduced The whole Kandy International School pre story is never really explained How could a group of people who met as kids in "Kandy Still Be In Touch "still be in touch these years later It s too far fetched My friend who lives in Colombo Threat Vector: INSPIRATION FOR THE THRILLING AMAZON PRIME SERIES JACK RYAN (Jack Ryan Jr Series Book 4) (English Edition) hasis two teen boys in an International School there and there s no way the fleeting relationships of an international school would support such a plot lineI liked being taken to Sri Lanka to places I knew and The MeatEater Fish and Game Cookbook: Recipes and Techniques for Every Hunter and Angler have visited but the whole thing just didn t gel for me On a Facebook book club that I use somebody said they d picked it because they wanted to learn about Sri Lanka Sorry but this book really isn t going toelp anybody with that particular ambitionSo aside from not believing the relationships between the KIS group not finding the plot in the slightest bit feasible not liking the emphasis on Sri Lanka as some kind of mumbo jumbo backward country and being professionally offended by what the author thinks marketing strategy is about the book shows a lot of promise and I might well read this author again 3 Stars Read early thanks to First Reads comes Out In June 2019I in June 2019I this over the course of one day and I was really enjoying the way the mystery was unfolding and it kept me interested for 75 80% of the time but I found that the resolution wrapped up too uickly and too neatly considering the scale of the implications that the book was making Assigned 4 stars Unusual but tense and thought provoking Misleading Title This is a weird medical mystery It is NOT a suspenseful thriller about strange dark ritual ceremonies using masks exorcism of demons and spirits although it refers to them In addition the intriguing masks are only Papyrus and Tablet hanging on an office wall in the USA and are clues that appear in a photograph Really What a bait and switch The title is so very intriguing The author writes a gorgeous travelogue of Sri Lankaowever that s not uite the book I was expecting Interesting concept about placebo drugs and a shady drug company but the core mystery lost focus with side plots and unnecessary characters Why does Grace the wife study the ovaries of flies We The Reckoning: the electrifying new novel from bestseller John Grisham hear abouter fly dissections numerous times throughout
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book and author creepily mentions she needs the ovaries but we never learn why or A Foxs Love (American Kitsune how this even relates to the story The characters of Marla and the neighbor Gordon are annoying and don t really advance the plot several paragraphs are wasted on interactions with them One of the main mysteries we as the reader are faced with is a voicemail Grace receives from Angie the woman who dies at the beginning of the book We finallyear the voicemail than The Provocateur halfway through the book and it is so stupid and isn t reallyelpful t really struggled to read this book this month I read it in dribs and drabs There was nothing wrong with it but I just couldn t seem to get lost in it Yesterday I d read about 20% and vowed to finish the book I rattled through it There s been a lot Trading Christmas happening this month so the book isn. Gin to unravel Risking than their own lives Duncan and Grace embark on a treacherous journey through occult ceremonies and their ownidden pasts to discover a secret worth killing forIn taut precise language Ruvanee Pietersz Vilhauer’s debut novel The Mask Collectors tells a story about deception the power of belief and what is left unspoken between usbands and wive.
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edge Many throughout the book are over explanatory and feel like they only exist to advance very specific plot points that are resolved unsatisfactorily looking at you airplane conversations The end of the book seems to suggest that you can will away infertility and Grace ending up pregnant almost immediately after realizing she d willed erself into six miscarriages was not only far fetched but too neat a bowI did not connect with either Grace or Duncan They each spend the majority of the book being absolutely clueless about everything that s going on until the book being absolutely clueless about everything that s going on until 90% through despite the many many clues eaped into their laps Duncan is especially guilty of this given that Bent acts suspiciously from the start but Calebs Tempting Mate (Saber Chronicles he doesn t do much than wonder what s going on and askimself the same uestions over and over Grace s internal monologue is insufferable and ABC her big secret is overall a letdown plotwise Bent gives away allis and Cinasat s secrets in the last few pages of the book with little resistanceI give this two stars because I made myself finish it and I found the information about Sri Lanka interesting I also enjoyed the glossary at the end that explains some of the terms used DNF 10%I usually try to read than 10% before abandoning a book but in this case I struggled to read the very first few pages and I know that my opinion of the book won t improve further along the way so I am calling it uitsI love the cover the title and the summary is intriguing enough My issue is the writing style What should Odd Man In have straightforward scenes or observations seemed to be written by Yoda The opening chapter is needlessly confounding almost as if the author euates lack of clarity with a suspenseful atmosphereI doubt that the writing style will drastically change so I am doing myself a favour by putting this book on the side This was my choice for the Prime First Reads for May 2019 This is an oddly complicated story that moves between the USA and Sri Lanka kicking off with the reunion of a group of people who studied together at the international school in Kandy When one of them dies Grace ander Palace Intrigue (A Medieval Tale husband Duncan get sucked into an increasingly complex web of lies and deceit Duncanas a great new job for a pharmaceutical company but Parking Lot Rules 75 Other Ideas for Raising Amazing Children he s not a pharmaciste s an anthropologist Apparently Carlyle Marney he s supposed to beelping them with their marketing strategy I work in marketing I work on strategy and this part of the storyline is laughably poor Even once I d finished the book it still made zero sense to me that they Shameful had done thisPeople love to believe that big Pharma is evil and this book plays into that but the plot is ludicrous Placebos and anti placebos nocebos I think they called them are just too far fetched as a plot driver that justifies killing lots of people I also found it bizarre that a US pharmaceutical company couldave been inspired by Sri Lankan ritualsThere are a lot of gaps in this story People come and go. At anyone expects Oddly the death scene reminds anthropologist Duncan McCloud of a thovile a Sri Lankan ritual e’s spent years studyingWhen Duncan’s new employer a pharmaceutical giant sends im overseas under shadowy pretenses and is wife Dr Grace McCloud starts to receive anonymous warnings to doubt everyone and everything the threads of a sweeping conspiracy be. ,
From my editor s letterWhat if you were told that in the very near future you could take a pill from a doctor and any ailments you may ave will the very near future you could take a pill from a doctor and any ailments you may Angel Without Mercy (Agnes Carmichael, have will with no side effects When anthropologist Duncan McCloud isired by a pharmaceutical giant that s exactly what Gold Rush he s tolde ll be working toward But Girl Reporter how can an anthropologist especially one specializing in a Sri Lankanealing ritual Hunted help with this ambitious project As Duncan dives further intois research Gingerbread Heart his wife Dr Grace McCloud starts receiving anonymous messages warninger about ambiguous dangers around this company "including some about the traditional masks involved in "some about the traditional masks involved in usband s research And then people she knows start mysteriously dyingReading Ruvanee s debut novel ad me turning the pages faster than any book in recent memory Just like Grace I too wanted to get to the bottom of this mystery But what kept me in awe was not only the vast conspiracy that Ruvanee masterfully spins in this delightful literary suspense but also that in Biz Talk-2 her writing she allows us to spend time in the uieter moments of the bonds ausband and wife Ricky Ricottas Mighty Robot vs the Stupid Stinkbugs from Saturn (Ricky Ricotta, have and the secrets they may keep from each other In the end this book weaves a compelling story from New Jersey to Sri Lanka all the while tackling with easeuge issues like our trust in Big Pharma and A Historical Atlas of Tibet how our cultural backgrounds can play their own part in our belief systems Thank you Netgalley for providing me with a copy of this book 3 stars Honestly I think I m being a little generous with giving this book a three star review considering I marked it as DNF at 24% completed Iad such The Last Awakening (Curse of the Phoenix, high expectations for this book specifically when I found out Iad been approved for it It sounded like something I would really enjoy Dark mysterious I sort of got Mara Dyer vibes off of it in the beginning when I began reading It talks about Italian Warships Of World War II how the book was researched and accurate when discussing different cultural practices that are alluded to within the plot What made me want to stop reading was the writing style It may work for some people don t get me wrong I just found that the author struggled to focus on one plot and jumped around a lot which left me confused as to what the main story line was supposed to be I settled on murdermystery and then it turned to some sort of busine While this bookas some interesting information about Sri Lanka I find the writing style to be lacking for example there are many instances where a full paragraph is just a character asking themselves uestions and the plot confusing rather than mysterious though still easy to figure out once you re about 23 of the way through Lots of misdirection that doesn t really pay off plotwise For example there is a plot point based around a character being Muslim that doesn t seem to really serve a purpose in the story and it s forgotten as uickly as it s brought upJanie is 9 years old but talks and acts like a much younger child I found it unrealistic that a child of Deep Learning (Adaptive Computation and Machine Learning series) her age would remain completely oblivious to the fact that she An investigation into murder becomes a dance with the devil in a breakthrough novel of illusion conspiracy and beliefThe alumni of an international boarding schoolave gathered at a campground in rural New Jersey when a scream breaks the silence of the woods Classmates are shocked to find journalist Angie Osborne suddenly dead The medical examiner’s report isn’t wh.


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