Eagland, Jane

Book - 2010
Average Rating: 3 stars out of 5.
Seventeen-year-old Louisa Cosgrove is locked away in the Wildthorn Hall mental institution, where she is stripped of her identity and left to wonder who has tried to destroy her life.

Publisher: Boston : Houghton Mifflin, 2010, c2009
Edition: 1st U.S. ed
ISBN: 0547370172
Branch Call Number: FIC E
Characteristics: 350 p. ; 22 cm.
Alternate Title: Wild thorn


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Jul 15, 2013
  • Jenuine rated this: 1 stars out of 5.

I've never gotten bored so quickly with a book. I'd picked it up for the whole "trapped in an insane asylum" concept, but it felt like I was reading a biography of a girl living in an overly misogynistic world. I could barely get past the first few chapters, and I never did finish it.

Jun 13, 2013
  • Bluebunny11 rated this: 4 stars out of 5.

It dident really tell why they tried to give her a diffrent name and to me if they give her a diffrent name at that place it would be more brainwashing that whhat she did in the book.

Jul 05, 2012
  • debs4 rated this: 5 stars out of 5.

It was a bit boring but still very good

Jan 25, 2010
  • cielle_noire461 rated this: 2.5 stars out of 5.

Intriguing plot. It sometimes lost my attention. Overall, a good book.


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Aug 26, 2012
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Jul 20, 2009

Dark secrets and deep betrayals haunt this extraordinary debut set in a Victorian madhouse Seventeen-year-old Louisa Cosgrove longs to break free from her respectable life as a Victorian doctor''s daughter. But her dreams become a nightmare when Louisa is sent to Wildthorn Hall: labelled a lunatic, deprived of her liberty and even her real name. As she unravels the betrayals that led to her incarceration, she realizes there are many kinds of prison. She must be honest with herself - and others - in order to be set free. And love may be the key . . .


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