Book Review – Chaconne by Diana Blackwood

Ladies and gentlemen, this is my very first book review.  The book is Chaconne by Diana Blackwood.  I have posted it on GoodReads (I think) but I don’t seem to be able to make the tech work to share it to my blog.  I’m still learning.  Anyway, here it is.  Enjoy.

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Diana Blackwood has written a well-crafted and poignant coming-of-age story.  Eleanor is a highly intelligent, damaged young woman.  Abandoned by her father as a child and with an absent mother, Eleanor is left rudderless, suffering from a ‘fuzzy sense of being shut out of her proper story, as if she had failed at youth, been found wanting by life itself’.  Read more