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Away
3.36
it was ok
I put this book on my list primarily because of several rave reviews from Goodreads friends. I made it to page 79, but it's going back to the library ...more
Jul 03, 2008
Dec 28, 2007
 
A God and His Gifts
3.63
did not like it
All, right, I've given Ms. Compton-Burnett six chapters and I'm ready to throw in the towel.

It's not just that the subject matter holds little interes
...more
Jan 2008
Jan 17, 2008
 
Kalimantaan
3.66
did not like it
This is one of my quickest rejects ever. About five pages. I kept thinking, if the writing doesn't get more direct and transparent soon, I'm outta her ...more
Dec 07, 2008
Dec 07, 2008
 
The Seven Who Fled
3.93
Sorry, Frederick, maybe another time ... but I wanted to learn about your main characters, not your opinion of the mystical state of the desert and ma ...more
not set
Nov 28, 2009
 
Operation Wandering Soul
3.62
This was very evocative in its tone, and was full of medical expertise, but in the end, this blowsy novel about a surreal children's hospital in south ...more
not set
Sep 19, 2007
 
The Painted Drum
3.83
I don't know what the problem with this was. It started with a dramatic incident. It had an interesting storyline that promised an enriching trip thro ...more
not set
Dec 31, 2007