[Ebook] House of Gold By Natasha Solomons – Marjoriejane.co.uk

House of Gold chapter 1 House of Gold , meaning House of Gold , genre House of Gold , book cover House of Gold , flies House of Gold , House of Gold 988d646ecc480 Such Is The Power And Wealth Of The Goldbaums That On Dull Days, It S Said, They Hire The Sun Just For Themselves.The Goldbaums Influence Reaches Across Europe They Are The Confidants And Bankers Of Governments And Emperors Little Happens Without Their Say So And Even Less Without Their Knowledge But Greta Goldbaum Has No Say At All In Who She Ll Marry.While Power Lies In Wealth, Strength Lies In Family Greta S Union With Cousin Albert Will Strengthen The Bond Between The Austrian And The English Branches Of The Dynasty It Is Sensible And Strategic Greta Is Neither.Defiant And Unhappy, She Is Desperate To Find A Place That Belongs To Her, Free From Duty And Responsibility But Just As She Begins To Taste An Unexpected Happiness, The Great War Is Looming And Even The Goldbaums Can T Alter Its Course For The First Time In Two Hundred Years, The Family Will Find Themselves On Opposing Sides The House Of Goldbaum, Along With Europe Herself, Is About To Break Apart.


10 thoughts on “House of Gold

  1. says:

    House of Gold is a sweeping saga of the Goldbaum family during World War One and the events leading up to the great war I am finding myself readingandhistorical fiction often for the actual history that is included in the books Some of these authors have done extensive research on fashion, important families and, most importantly, the events of the era about which they are writing Natasha Solomons House of Gold is no exception Based on the Rothschild family, the Goldbaums are on House of Gold is a sweeping saga of the Goldbaum family during World War One and the events leading up to the great war I am finding myself readingandhistorical fiction often for the actual history that is included in the books Some of these authors have done extensive research on fashion, important families and, most importantly, the events of the era about which they are writing Natasha Solomons House of Gold is no exception Based on the Rothschild family, the Goldbaums are one of, if not, the wealthiest families of Europe They are the bankers, financiers and confidants of the most influential politicians and land owners Specifically, House of Gold follows the branches of the family in Austria, Germany, France and England just prior to WW1 The story primarily i...


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    The Goldbaum family has wealth and power throughout Europe but all of that could change with the rise of anti Semitism It s 1911 and an arranged marriage is set for Greta Goldbaum of Vienna and her distant cousin, Albert who is part of the Goldbaum family in England But will Greta ever truly love her husband when they seem to have nothing in common And will World War 1 tear the Goldbaum family apart I love family dramas I love European historical fiction, and have read quite a few novels tha The Goldbaum family has wealth and power throughout Europe but all of that could change with the rise of anti Semitism It s 1911 and an arranged marriage is set for Greta Goldbaum of Vienna and her distant cousin, Albert who is part of the Goldbaum family in England But will Greta ever truly love her husband when they seem to have nothing in common And will World War 1 tear the Goldbaum family apart I love family dramas I love European historical fiction, and have read quite a few novels that take place during World War 1 But despite this book having elements I normally enjoy, the book just fell short of being anything but average I think the author tried to cram in too much into the book and as a result the story suffered The book bounced around between too many characters and had story lines that rather than contribute made it lack a clear focus My overall reading experience was I enjoyed bits and pieces but as a whole I expected .Thank you to First to Read for the ...


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    Review at 40% complete This book is overly long, but there is a lot to like too.What I like The interweaving of historical events, especially the Titanic.The descriptions of the trappings of the rich, especially The Goldbaum Trans Europe Express The feistiness of Greta, the main female characterThe inclusion of nature Albert s insect collecting, Greta s gardenWhat I don t like Albert is a stick in the mud, but I m pulling for him any way.Clement s problems with money.Why House of Gold as a titl Review at 40% complete This book is overly long, but there is a lot to like too.What I like The interwea...


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    Greta had been a handful since birth with her governesses explaining that if she had been anything but a Goldbaum, she would be out on the street.The Goldbaums always married distant cousins to keep the name, their power, and their wealth secure.Greta was to marry her second cousin from London whom she never met, but she was fine with it because she was hoping this would take her away from her daunting mother and all her rules about proper behavior.As I was reading, it seemed as if I were livin Greta had been a handful since birth with her governesses explaining that if she had been anything but a Goldbaum, she would be out on the street.The Goldbaums always married distant cousins to keep the name, their power, and their wealth secure.Greta was to marry her second cousin from London whom she never met, but she was fine with it because she was hoping this would take her away from her daunting mother and all her rules about proper behavior.As I was reading, it seemed as if I...


  5. says:

    House of Gold is a sweeping family drama that follows the fictional Goldbaum family in the years leading up to and during WWI I read a lot of historical fiction, but I ve read very little set in this particular time period, so I was excited to get into this book Greta, a member of the Austrian branch of the Goldbaum family, is the main focus, although the novel does delve into the perspectives of other people in her life The cast of characters was one of the main strengths of the novel, and i House of Gold is a sweeping family drama that follows the fictional Goldbaum family in the years leading up to and during WWI I read a lot of historical fiction, but I ve read very little set in this particular time period, so I was excited to get into this book Greta, a me...


  6. says:

    3.5 stars I like historical fiction and this time around WWI is very interesting This is the story of the wealthy Goldbaum family based on the Rothschild family There were five boys who set up five different banking houses in England, France, Germany and Austria They keep tight ties and marry the offspring of the other houses They are courted by governments and yet ostracized at the same time because they are Jewish Greta Goldbaum of Austria marries Albert of the English house keeping famil 3.5 stars I like historical fiction and this time around WWI is very interesting This is the story of the wealthy Goldbaum family based on the Rothschild family There were five boys who set up five different banking houses in England, France, Germany and Austria They keep tight t...


  7. says:

    earc thanks to netgalley for a fair review This is a book where the ending defines the beginning What do I mean by that Based on the Rothchilds in the years leading up to WWI the book is organized by year , the first half of the book focuses on an intensely researched day in the life only to end with a bang on the battlefield scattering the family to the winds It s incredible how far reaching the Rothchilds influence stretched I m amazed at Natasha s this is my third Natasha Solomon, earc thanks to netgalley for a fair review This is a book where the ending defines the beginning What do I mean by that Based on the Rothchilds in the years leading up to WWI the book is organized by year , the first half of the book focuses on an intensely researched day in the life only to end with a bang on the battlefield scattering the family to the winds It s incredible how far reaching the Rothchilds influence stretched I m amazed at Natasha s this is my third Natasha Solomon, so I feel we re first name basis bookish friends now ability to subtly richly capture the in depth research in historical fiction without it feeling well, biographical ...


  8. says:

    I love historical fiction and jumped at the chance to review House of Gold I enjoyed the story of Greta and Albert but felt that there was just too much detailed history of events I found myself skimming over some of thedetailed parts.


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    In 1911, the Goldbaum family are a banking dynasty with five branches in major European capitals London, Vienna, Paris, Berlin and Zurich They are rich almost beyond measure they are collectors on a lavish scale they have the ear of kings and prime ministers The Goldbaums are also Jewish and while that familial and cultural loyalty is critical for their success, it is also an Achilles Heel in a world being shaken by the latest wave of anti semitism One of the subplots of this semi politi In 1911, the Goldbaum family are a banking dynasty with five branches in major European capitals London, Vienna, Paris, Berlin and Zurich They are rich almost beyond measure they are collectors on a lavish scale they have the ear of kings and prime ministers The Goldbaums are also Jewish and while that familial and cultural loy...


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    Thanks to the publisher for providing an advance reader s copy.This is a sort of family saga, though focused on one member of the Goldbaum family, Greta The House of Goldbaum loosely based on the House of Rothschild is a banking empire, with outposts in the great capitals of Europe The Goldbaums like to keep it all in the family, which means that Greta, from Vienna, is to marry her cousin Albert, of the London Goldbaums Nobody mentions any genetic fallout from this practice, but it s the e Thanks to the publisher for providing an advance reader s copy.This is a sort of family saga, though focused on one member of the Goldbaum family, Greta The House of Goldbaum loosely based on the House of Rothschild is a banking empire, with outposts in the great capitals of Europe The Goldbaums like to keep it all in the family, which means that Greta, from Vienna, is to marry her cousin Albert, of the London Goldbaums Nobody mentions any genetic fallout from this practice, but it s the early 20th century, so they are probably in the dark Albert s not the mo...


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