Friday, April 19, 2013

Who can resist this? The Astor Orphan by Alexandre Aldrich

 Aldrich provides a fascinating, if voyeuristic peek behind the rotting silk curtains in one of America's aristocratic families' home. Seriously? It made this reader want to hop in a car and poke around Rokeby herself. (c) Copyright 2013. Library Journals LLC(more)
 Rokeby to a generation of impoverished, disorderly parasites, alcoholics, and madmen. Her own father, called Teddy, a Harvard-educated handyman, PW Reviews 2012 December #4

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