My first Diane Setterfield

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This is the beginning of a remarkable tale full of intrigue, love, loss, and magic.

This is my first experience reading Diane Setterfield's work, I did not read her previous book. I loved this one! It was well written, sophisticated and beautifully descriptive. Setterfield fleshes out each character in a way that drew me deeper into the story. As the story progressed I wanted to know what was happening with each character.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
I found the story captivating until the very end.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
This book gets 4-stars from me because although it was well written at times it moved a little too slow.⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀⠀
Once Upon a River is the perfect winter book to curl up with. I will read more from her in the future.