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Recently returned from the experience of a lifetime in fin de siècle Vienna, where she met and tragically lost the first great love of her life, Eleanor Burden has no choice but to settle into her expected place in society, marry the man she is supposed to marry, and wait for life to come to her. As the 20th century approaches, hers is a story not unlike that of the other young women she grew up with in 1890s Boston - a privileged upbringing punctuated by a period of youthful adventure and followed by the inevitable acknowledgment of real life - except for one small difference: Eleanor possesses an unshakable belief that she has advance knowledge of every major historical event to come during her lifetime. But soon the script of events she has written in her mind - a script described by no less than Sigmund Freud as the invented delusions of a hysteric - begins to unravel.
©2012 Selden Edwards (P)2012 AudioGO
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By Reba on 10-31-12

A prequel / sequel

Would you recommend this audiobook to a friend? If so, why?

I absolutely loved The Little Book, so when someone told me about The Lost Prince, I had to run right out to read/hear this book too. In the context of time travel, this book can be called either a prequel or sequel. I loved delving into Weezie's life and again found her contacts with historical figures such as Dr. Carl Jung intriguing. One aspect of the story having to do with the character of Will, was unexplained even at the end, and that was disappointing. I also would have liked to hear more about Eleanor and Frank's relationship. It was only referred to in passing as though he barely figured in her life, which was not very believable. But this book circles around time travel which is also not very believable and yet I love that.<br/><br/>All in all, for those who read The Little Book, you won't want to miss this. If you have not, The Lost prince would probably not hold your interest.

Who was your favorite character and why?

I loved the strength of the Eleanor Burton character.

How did the narrator detract from the book?

I found the narrator at times to employ a stilted type of speech pattern that grated on me. At first it seemed related to the characterization of Will, but it happened often and not only when relating his parts of the dialog. I almost wondered if her first language was not English because during the parts in which she used a European accent, her speech pattern flowed much better and was not irritating.

Was there a moment in the book that particularly moved you?

If I told the moment that most moved me, I'd give away too much of the plot, so i won't.

Any additional comments?

Mr. Seldon, please continue to write. I want another dose of your story telling ASAP.

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