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"Perfectly" awful is just about right! I haven't seen an author get it so completely wrong in quite awhile.
Joël Dicker: The Truth About the Harry Quebert Affair
I only have two problems with this book: (1) the ludicrous and lurid plot, and...
Jane, I sure wish they'd come up with a US DVD. It's just plain annoying that they just showed this (and only once?) on Sundance and that's the...
You're in the majority. Most people do seem to have loved it.
I was glad I listened to the book, which meant I was only "reading" it while I was...
Daniel O'Malley: The Rook
For quite awhile, it bothered me that I wasn't enjoying this book. So many people loved it that I decided it...
Peter Mayle: The Corsican Caper
3 stars: More of an hors d'oeuvre than an entrée
I'm a francophile and I've read all of Peter Mayle's...
Boris Fishman: A Replacement Life (4.5 stars)
When I read the description of A Replacement Life, I thought: Are you kidding? A book...
I would have cracked up too. I wonder if Tupperware reps these also do those other parties, like the lingerie ones.
Have you heard that slogan, "Information wants to be free" ? In The Accident, a certain bit of information is bursting to be free and, at...
Hi Samantha, it's nice to have you here. I hope you'll explore and find some good threads.
Hi Aeden, my last paragraph is a footnote about the first book(s) I list, Anthony Powell's A Dance to the Music of Time.
I have a review of The Goldfinch here:
Had to read this for book club and it so taught me that I just don't like domestic melodrama, or women's fiction or whatever the heck...
Thanks for mentioning that you liked The Goldfinch, Mr. Penumbra's 24-Hour Bookstore and Lexicon. Those are all books I liked a lot and should...
Nick Harkaway: Angelmaker
Adding a description:
Angelmaker flits between old-fashioned villains in London's East End and covert action in 1940s...
Love, loss and learning who you are :star5:
It's a November weekend in 1987, and the down-at-heel Bellweather resort hotel in the...
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