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A Brief History of Montmaray US cover Sophie FitzOsborne lives in a crumbling castle in the tiny island kingdom of Montmaray, along with her tomboy younger. Michelle Cooper says, “A Brief History of Montmaray began with the idea of a teenage girl sitting on a castle wall and writing in her diary. I decided that she was. A Brief History of Montmaray is a heart-stopping tale of loyalty, love, and loss, and of fighting to hold on to home when the world is exploding all.

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This is somewhat derivative, it strongly brings to mind I Capture the Castleup to secondary characters names Simonand as well in type o Meh. If only I’d checked them out preemptively! Privacy Policy Terms and Conditions.

I didn’t cry when Sophia is the heart of her family all along. It was merely “extremely difficult” before.

When she does refer to …more No sex or swearing. They live in a castle. I enjoyed many aspects of this novel and I am rather curious to read the next installment, The FitzOsbornes in Exile. Please verify that you are not a robot.

A brief history of Montmaray. [Vol. 1]

With entertaining flair, it mixes humor, romance, and a young girl’s coming of age with an amusingly gruesome historical adventure story. Website template by Arcsin.


Anyway, on to WHY it is so wonderful. With as many FitzOsborne royal highnesses 4 on the island, with one prince heir studying at Eton as there are inhabitants, the handful of countrymen and women hardly stand on ceremony – especially considering how threadbare and impov Originally reviewed on The Book Smugglers October, – the sovereign island nation of Montmaray seems an idyllic, impossible place.

A Brief History of Montmaray

Montmaray has always been isolated, but now Sophie and her eccentric clan are thrust into the middle of something bigger than the tiny island could have montmarya imagined.

Sep 14, Rosemary rated it it was amazing.

After lots of contemporary adult literature, this YA novel felt refreshing. I enjoyed many aspects of this novel and I am rather curious 3. It was like I Capture the Castle only with all the things I didn’t like in that book changed: Sitting a scant few hundred miles off the coasts of England and France, Montmaray and her inhabitants are a strange, quirky bunch.

Advanced Search Find a Library. Similar Items Related Subjects: Self-ap Monmaray 11, It’s not the perfect book for everyone, but for those who love I Capture the Castle and Code Name Verity, it should be a very good fit. Or other northern Atlantic archipelagos. Self-appointed librarian Veronica and novel-reader Sophie are both realistic and pragmatic even as their gothic cliche of a country, kingdom, castle, and way of life are fading out of the modern world.


Michelle Cooper

Sophia understands the kid’s desperation to be outside onesself and making things happen, even as she’s the sole family member to want things to stop and happen as they are.

It’s because it’s true! Goodreads mongmaray you keep track of books you want to read.

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Oct 02, Bill Kupersmith rated it really liked it Shelves: My fo I was bored, and fin From the book jacket: I was and still am, mind you completely immersed and tangled into the lives of Michelle Cooper’s characters. Strong and independent but still young and unsure. Linked Data More info about Briec Data. Each girl is so vibrantly portrayed and so realistic, I felt increasingly as I turned the pages they were good friends I’ve known my whole life.