The Little Stranger
3.47
**spoiler alert** The novel succeeded in communicating an image of the post-war decline of the landed class. This would be a great book for a reader t...more
May 2010
May 23, 2010
 
Tinkers
3.35
I couple of weeks have passed since I finished and I feel I should downgrade my rating from 3 stars to 2. In reality it should probably be a two and h...more
Oct 2010
Oct 28, 2010
 
The Appointment: A Novel
3.39
First, Müller's prose is very poetic. It is worth reading this short novel just to appreciate the wordcraft.

Second, the story and mental state of the...more
Jun 2011
Jul 10, 2011
 
Dom Casmurro
4.20
I enjoyed this more than expected. The detail-oriented, obsessive narrator resonates with me. I also enjoyed how the narrator seemed to consistently i...more
Jan 2010
Dec 28, 2009
 
Middlemarch
3.89
I was tempted to give the book 4 stars. It is a great novel and is very deserving. The thing is, I just didn't find myself enthused to sit down and re...more
Apr 2010
Mar 10, 2010
 
The Picture of Dorian Gray (Everyman's Library (Paper))
4.01
this book is a bit of a mash up. you've got some faustian bargain mixed in with the myth of Narcissus and the trappings of medieval morality tales. al...more
May 2010
May 01, 2010
 
The Story of Lucy Gault
3.72
Possibly the saddest and most sobering story I've ever read.

Very well written and recommended if you're looking to experience so introspective sadnes...more
Aug 2011
Aug 18, 2011
 
The Thousand Autumns of Jacob de Zoet
4.00
More than a story about a character or a plot, this is the story of a place and situation, the story of the port of Dejima in Nagasaki in the early 18...more
Jan 2011
Jan 11, 2011
 
The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie
3.76
None
Jul 05, 2010
Jun 28, 2010
 
Go Down, Moses
3.94
None
Apr 2010
Apr 05, 2010
 
The Sheltering Sky
3.92
None
Mar 14, 2010
Mar 10, 2010
 
A House for Mr. Biswas
3.80
None
May 2010
May 23, 2010
 
Nine Stories
4.19
None
Apr 2010
Apr 12, 2010
 
Hunger
4.10
None
Aug 2010
Aug 06, 2010
 
The Bell Jar
3.94
None
Oct 2010
Oct 03, 2010
 
2666
4.19
None
Jan 30, 2010
Dec 28, 2009
 
The Oresteia
3.96
None
Oct 28, 2010
Nov 28, 2009
 
The Canterbury Tales: Fifteen Tales and the General Prologue (A Norton Critical Edition)
3.45
None
not set
Jan 11, 2011
 
The Good Soldier
3.72
None
Feb 2011
Feb 11, 2011
 
Anna Karenina
3.99
None
Mar 2010
Dec 27, 2009
 
4.49
None
Aug 2011
Jul 10, 2011
 
The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn
3.78
None
Oct 2011
Dec 18, 2009
 
BUtterfield 8
3.59
None
Oct 10, 2011
Sep 27, 2011
 
A Clockwork Orange
3.95
None
Dec 20, 2011
Dec 08, 2011
 
The Sisters Brothers
3.82
None
Jul 2012
Jul 17, 2012
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