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Angelica
3.06
I read Prague a few years back, (also by Phillips) and like this one it was well written, but lacking something. It's the story of a family who is ha ...more
Mar 15, 2008
Apr 01, 2008
 
Wives of Henry VIII
4.14
This book was written about 10 years before Starkey's book and doesn't have the very latest research- (mostly documents which have recently come to li ...more
Jun 15, 2008
Jun 07, 2008
 
Armadale
3.84
Hmm- it's been since high school that I've read any Wilkie Collins, and I enjoyed him very much at the time. I'm finding Armadale difficult to get thr ...more
Feb 18, 2013
Jan 24, 2013
 
Villette
3.72
I really struggled with Villette the first time I read it 16 years ago,and found it inferior to Jane Eyre. Now I think I like it more. It's a tough re ...more
Mar 09, 2006
Aug 01, 2007
 
Jane Eyre
4.08
I've read this book at least four times, it's that good!

I think most are familiar with the plot of Jane Eyre, as a love story. Unfortunately I think t
...more
Feb 15, 2006
Aug 01, 2007
 
Drood
3.46
Dan Simmons is a great writer, but this disappointed me. The atmosphere and depiction of the Dickensian era was quite evocative, and Simmon's research ...more
not set
Feb 18, 2013
 
London
4.04
Not great literature, but a very interesting way of presenting the history of a place through individuals and their descendants, of different classes, ...more
Jan 2008
Feb 07, 2008
 
The Strain (The Strain Trilogy, #1)
3.76
Creepy, and gross, but a fun summer horror read
Jul 2010
Nov 22, 2010
 
Six Wives: The Queens of Henry VIII
4.10
Since I was in 2nd grade in the '70's and sat diligently down with my mom and dad weekly to watch a BBC dramatization of Henry and his wives, I've bee ...more
May 2008
Apr 30, 2008
 
The Road
3.94
One of the best books I've read in several years and really deserves more than 5 stars. It puts a very fine point on why we get up in the morning and ...more
Nov 2007
Jan 24, 2008
 
A Perfect Spy
3.98
I'd never read any Le Carre before this and really enjoyed it-he is actually quite a good writer.
Aug 24, 2008
Sep 16, 2008
 
People of the Book
3.98
Just started this, but I'm having a hard time with the protagonist-not very likeable.
Apr 30, 2008
Apr 01, 2008
 
Mistress of the Art of Death (Mistress of the Art of Death, #1)
3.94
A guilty pleasure for anyone into the niche genre of historical fiction mysteries.
Mar 27, 2008
Apr 01, 2008
 
The Scarlet Letter
3.34
None
Feb 1983
Jan 27, 2008
 
1984
4.11
None
Jan 1981
Jan 27, 2008
 
When Nietzsche Wept
4.19
None
Dec 2007
Jan 24, 2008
 
Waking Raphael
2.90
None
May 2007
Aug 01, 2007
 
Childhood's End
4.07
None
Jan 1996
Nov 22, 2010
 
The Lottery and Other Stories
4.06
None
Feb 2010
Nov 22, 2010
 
Berlin Noir: March Violets / The Pale Criminal / A German Requiem
4.24
None
Jan 2004
Jan 29, 2008
 
The World Without Us
3.79
None
not set
Apr 07, 2013
 
English History Made Brief, Irreverent and Pleasurable
3.71
None
not set
Apr 13, 2014
 
Life is Elsewhere
3.94
None
Nov 2000
Jan 27, 2008
 
The Turn of the Screw and Other Short Fiction
3.79
None
Jan 2001
Jan 27, 2008
 
White Noise
3.86
None
Jan 2000
Aug 01, 2007
 
Just Kids
4.12
None
Mar 02, 2012
Feb 29, 2012
 
The White Witch of Rosehall
3.44
None
Apr 06, 2012
Apr 03, 2012
 
As I Lay Dying
3.72
None
Nov 1982
Jan 27, 2008
 
The Origin of Species
3.95
None
Jan 1984
Nov 22, 2010
 
Follow the River
4.20
None
not set
Dec 01, 2012
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