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The Card: A Story of Adventure in the Five Towns
3.84
It's quite funny, but it's also somewhat repetitive at times. There are surely way too many details on how he makes money and the overall industry of...more
Jul 02, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
 
Dream Psychology: Psychoanalysis for Beginners
3.46
The words "dream interpretation" were and still are indeed fraught with unpleasant, unscientific associations. They remind one of all sorts of childis...more
not set
Jul 10, 2009
 
Pride and Prejudice
4.23
What a thoroughly enjoyable novel is this!
Starting from the very practical short chapters format which prompts the reader to press on with the story,...more
Dec 15, 2008
Jul 10, 2009
 
The Enchanted April
3.99
I found this enthralling book by mere chance and the more I went on with its story the more extremely pleased I was with my fortunate discovery.

Subtl...more
Jun 21, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
 
Les Trois Mousquetaires
4.03
*coinvolgente e amaro*


Come negli altri romanzi di Dumas, se all'inizio la storia è poco credibile e i personaggi così improbabili da sembrare fiabesch...more
Feb 2012
Feb 26, 2012
 
Great Expectations
3.70
Astonishing novel. Encloses everything one would wish for in a good novel: striking satire, a steadily welded thick plot, never-ending in-jokes, fluen...more
Feb 11, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
 
The Wrong Box
3.73
THE READER OF THIS REVIEW, if this should meet the eye of, he will hear of SOMETHING TO HIS ADVANTAGE on the next paragraph

Hilarious mayhem, too bad...more
Jul 19, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
 
The House of Mirth
3.93
It might be amusing at first, but soon starts babbling over the same point over and over again. There are at least five or six stalling chapters in mi...more
May 14, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
 
The Importance of Being Earnest
4.16
Hilarious, loaded with bitter irony and enriched with satire aimed at its contemporary society.

Algernon: My dear Aunt Augusta, I mean he was found ou
...more
Jul 16, 2008
Jul 10, 2009
 
Emma
3.97
This is most certainly a pleasant reading, though it can't be said to be the best coming out of Jane Austen's pen. It has its fair share of silly char...more
Apr 15, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
 
Jane Eyre
4.07
Splendid social novel which endeavours to analyse a big range in the spectrum of human feelings: from helpless rage to never-consumed vendetta, from s...more
Dec 2008
Jul 10, 2009
 
Vingt mille lieues sous les mers
3.80
sci-fi: you're doing it wrong

Descrizioni infinite. Mi chiedo come lo scrittore possa aver pensato di intrattenere il lettore elencando per pagine inte...more
Dec 31, 2011
Feb 26, 2012
 
The Island of Dr. Moreau
3.69
Surely of one most disturbing novels of Wells. I liked it much better than the more fortunate "war of the worlds".
It can be listened to at: http://www...more
Jan 24, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
 
Omnilingual
3.73
A mediocre, plain, pointless, sci-fi short story. Skip it.

You can listen to it at: http://www.archive.org/details/omnili...
The text is at: http://www...more
Jan 20, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
 
The War of the Worlds
3.75
The initial setting of events is great, but it poorly develops such premises and it's quite short in narration and climax.
In a nutshell: Shallow

audiob...more
Oct 17, 2008
Jul 10, 2009
 
The Time Machine
3.83
Really a good sci-fi/fantasy tale, without too much depth or troubles of any sort. A nice and tranquil reading that is.

Particularly suggested for a ve...more
Oct 2008
Jul 10, 2009
 
Beasts and Super-Beasts
4.14
Noir, politically incorrect satire at its best.
You should at least read a few of these spiky short stories, unless you wouldn't mind missing out some...more
Dec 06, 2009
Sep 14, 2009
 
A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1)
3.77
Not bad in the whole, a bit repetitive on the ending. Let's hope it gets better advancing along this series.
Suggested for sci-fi and fantasy worlds lo...more
Nov 2008
Jul 10, 2009
 
The Warlord of Mars (Barsoom, #3)
3.84
Very entertaining, even if repetitive at times. A bit too much action, but that's a fault shared by the whole series.

audiobook: http://librivox.org/th...more
Nov 09, 2008
Jul 10, 2009
 
The Gods of Mars (Barsoom, #2)
3.84
It's a great deal better than the first book. Not to miss for those who've started this series.

audiobook at: http://www.archive.org/details/gods_o...
Nov 05, 2008
Jul 10, 2009
 
Short Works of Alan Edward Nourse
3.00
None
Oct 2008
Jul 10, 2009
 
The Invisible Man
3.57
None
Jan 08, 2009
Jul 10, 2009
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