“New York: The Novel” by Edward Rutherfurd

Rutherfurd, Edward.  New York: The Novel.  (F Rut)

A tale set against a backdrop of New York City’s history from its founding through the September 11 attacks traces the experiences of characters who witness such periods as the Revolutionary War, the city’s emergence as a financial giant, and the Gilded Age.

Reader 1:

A wonderfully engrossing history of the city.

Reader 2:

Interesting history, flat characters.

Reader 3:

Rich in detail, strong in narrative.  A very good read.

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