[Read] ➳ Elise By Ken Grimwood – Johndore.co.uk
  • hardcover
  • 256 pages
  • Elise
  • Ken Grimwood
  • English
  • 07 December 2017
  • 9780385136310

About the Author: Ken Grimwood

Ken Grimwood 1944 2003 worked in broadcast journalism for a number of years before retiring in 1988 to write full time He wrote five novels, including the award winning Replay, Breakthrough, and The Voice Outside.

EliseElise Is A Sweeping, Cinematically Paced Suspense Story That Follows Its Heroine Through The Passions And Terrors Of Mankind S Most Elusive Dream Physical Immortality.Elise Travers Is A Beautiful And Sophisticated Boston Hostess, Whose Husband, Patrick, Is A Wealthy Young Entrepreneur But This Widely Envied Couple Is Bound By One Dark Secret Their Knowledge That, Unless A Medical Miracle Can Somehow Be Arranged, Patrick Will Gradually Age And Die, While His Wife Will Remain Eternally Young For Elise S Life Began Three Centuries Before, At The Palace Of Versailles During Louis XIV S Reign And Now, For The First Time, She Is Willing To Risk Everything So That She Might Share Her Lonely Gift Of Perpetual Youth With The Man She Loves But Not Even She Can Imagine The Terrible Dangers That This Quest Entails, Dangers Both To Herself And To The World At Large.Elise Is Both A Chilling Contemporary Tale Of Suspense And A Rich Historical Drama That Ranges From The Russia Of Peter The Great To A Slave Uprising In Old French San Domingo To A Plush New Orleans Brothel Shortly After The War Of 1812 In Addition To Featuring The Most Unusual Female Character In Recent Years, This Novel Offers A Fascinating Exploration Of Humanity S Most Fervent Desire The Urge For Immortality And Reveals An Unexpectedly Horrifying Side Of That Bright Aspiration

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10 thoughts on “Elise

  1. George says:

    I was originally introduced to Ken Grimwood through Replay, which is just a fantastic book, one of my favorites of all time Elise is an earlier work, exploring a lot of the same themes that he perfected in Replay immortality, time passing, loss and the human condition While I didn t love Elise as much as Replay, I still enjoyed it very much It was a fascinating journey through time an...

  2. Ömer says:

    3.2 5Pek be endi imi s yleyemiyece im Yorumu i in

  3. Mya says:

    I heard about this book many years ago after looking up information about the author s other book Replay The book is out of print so it is very difficult to get a copy and the ones available online are very expensive After many years of looking for a copy I was able to get one through a library I have to say that I expected a lot from a book with such an interesting topic The book is rather short and sometimes the dialogue feels a bit ...

  4. Çavlan says:

    Zaman ark , babas n birka g nde ld ren t bbi bir muamma nedeniyle l ms z olan Elise isminde bir kad nla ilgili Kitab n ba nda Elise 300 k sur ya nda, hastalanmad , lmedi i gibi ya lanm yor da, hep gen , hep sa l kl Bir yandan ge mi e, Elise in upuzun hayat na, sevgililerine d n lerle ge en kitap, bir yandan da g n m zde daha do rusu roman n yaz ld d nem olan 70 lerin sonunda Elise in bu durumuna bir are aramas n anlat yor Elise Zaman ark nadir bulunuyor, koleksiyonculara zel fiyatlara sat l yordu, ben de har l har l arad m halde hi bir yerde bulamam t m, o y zden T rk e evirisinin yap ld n duyunca ok a r p sevinmi tim Ken Grimwood a di er kitaplar ndan bir ...

  5. Mahmut Sami says:

    Ken Grimwood un t m kitaplar gibi harika bir kitapt Zaten bir fenomen yazardan b yle bir kitap beklenirdi.Ya asayd e er sormak isterdim bu s rad kurgular nas l yap yorsunuz diye, Ken in kitaplar ndaki kurgular Ken in do a st bir kabiliyete sahip oldu unun kan...

  6. Melissa says:

    Great premise, so so execution This book should have been at least twice as long as it actually was a measly 256 pages There was just so much to this story that was just glossed over The woman lived 300 years, for goodness sake, and I don t think we even heard about anythin...

  7. Selda says:

    Ba ndan sonuna kadar elimden b rakamad m, beni en ba ndan i ine ekip alan bir kitap oldu Kitap boyunca kendimi Elise nin yerine koymadan edemedim.

  8. TSena_gl says:

    Zaman ark , g zel bir kitapt zg n bir konusu, yal n bir anlat m vard , pek heyecanland rmad beni, s r klemedi de ama s k c da de ildi ve normal bir tempoda okunup bitirilebilecek bir kitapt Konusu ge mi ve g n m z eklinde ilerliyordu Ge mi te Christine Fran osie, Kral n sad k hizmetk rlar Henri ve Diane n n ocu udur Babas n n daha do madan lmesi, annesinden de mecbur ayr b rak lmas sebebiyle, Kral n, yeni e inin himayesinde, yat l okullarda yeti tikten sonra Rus el isi, Ekselans Dimitri ile evlenir, daha sonra Dimitri nin ya lan p, lmesiyle kendisiyle ilgili bir eyleri fark etmeye ba lar ve bu, onun i in d n m noktas olur imdiki zamanda ise Elise Travers, ebediyen gen kalacak olmas sebebiyle art k kay p vermek istemeyerek, sevdi i adam Patrick ile uzun bir hayat istiyordur bunun ger ekle ebilmesi i in, bilimin geli mi olmas ndan faydalanarak bir eyler yapmak i in yapt planlar, onun iste ini ger ektirmede yarar sa layabilecek midir Bu kitap bize, o u ki inin i...

  9. Gönül Akgül says:

    ok be endim ve bana l ms z A k Age of Adaline filmini an msatt Filmin senaryosuna ilham vermi olmal.

  10. Doug Kolasinski says:

    Very interesting plot, the writing not nearly as good as Replay but still a good and quick read.