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Brideshead Revisited: The Sacred and Profane Memories of Captain Charles Ryder
3.99
liked it
It took me a good 80 pages to get into this one. Once I finally did, I quite enjoyed reading to the end, although I can't really tell you why. This is ...more
Sep 18, 2011
Sep 18, 2011
 
House of Mirth
3.94
really liked it
My second Wharton novel and, to me, does not hold a candle to The Age of Innocence. And there is really no reason why I shouldn't looove this book: uh ...more
Jul 31, 2011
Jul 31, 2011
 
The Age of Innocence
3.93
it was amazing
I really love this book. I love that first and foremost, this is a book about being a New Yorker. It is set in a time when the social structure of the ...more
Mar 17, 2010
Feb 20, 2010
 
On the Road
3.64
liked it
I suspect that at one time in my life I would have really loved this book and my review would be much different. I debate whether this is actually one ...more
not set
Jul 09, 2010
 
The Sheltering Sky
3.92
it was amazing
From the very first chapter, Bowles throws readers against the wall with his clear language, careful characters and a story that is direct in it's int ...more
Nov 05, 2009
Oct 14, 2009
 
Under the Volcano
3.80
it was amazing
One of the best books I have ever read. That said, it is also one of the most frustrating. Lowery asks a lot of the reader. The narrative is so hard t ...more
not set
Jan 22, 2010
 
The Bridge of San Luis Rey
3.80
really liked it
A beautifully written piece that explores the question of fate and mortality through a random accident that kills five people. Wilder uses them as a t ...more
not set
Aug 16, 2010
 
The Grapes of Wrath
3.92
it was amazing
I would not call myself a Steinbeck fan by any means, but I have re-read this book several times since high school. I am always barely able to put it ...more
not set
Aug 12, 2011
 
The Wapshot Chronicle
3.76
really liked it
An epic story of sorts that follows the lives of a small-town Massachusetts family. Clearly, Cheever is a master of the short story. The book reads li ...more
Dec 18, 2011
Oct 18, 2011
 
The Good Soldier
3.72
really liked it
A boring story brillantly written.
not set
Jun 20, 2007
 
The Heart is a Lonely Hunter
3.97
it was amazing
None
not set
Jun 20, 2007
 
Go Tell It on the Mountain
4.00
really liked it
None
Apr 23, 2010
Mar 17, 2010
 
Brave New World
3.97
really liked it
None
Feb 20, 2010
Feb 08, 2010
 
Catch-22
3.98
None
Sep 03, 2013
Sep 04, 2010
 
Darkness at Noon
4.06
really liked it
None
Feb 08, 2010
Jan 22, 2010
 
The Rainbow
3.67
really liked it
None
not set
Jun 20, 2007
 
Tropic of Cancer
3.71
it was amazing
None
not set
Jun 20, 2007
 
To the Lighthouse
3.76
it was amazing
None
not set
Jun 20, 2007
 
Lord of the Flies
3.64
liked it
None
not set
Dec 18, 2011
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