The Ecliptic by Benjamin Wood

Way back when, before this blog was born, I read¬†Benjamin Wood‘s debut novel The Bellwether Revivals, and was dazzled by it.¬†Seriously great with that Donna Tartt feel to it. So when The Ecliptic came out and was described as a mix of Donna Tartt and Patricia Highsmith, the only option open to me was to read it. The problem is those are mighty big shoes to fill and i wish I had never heard the comparisons. Continue reading