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Anna Karenina
3.99
At just over 800 pages, this book requires a lot of effort and time, I consider it to have been worth it.

It took me a while to read (approx 2 weeks)
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Jul 31, 2010
Dec 06, 2009
 
Lolita
3.86
I read so little of this, that as bad as I found it and as much I feel I should say how bad it was and scream this from the rooftops, it wouldn't be v ...more
Nov 06, 2013
Oct 26, 2013
 
To Kill a Mockingbird
4.23
I'll admit it, I did wonder for the first 50 pages or so what the hell the fuss was about? There was nothing wrong with it in the slightest but at the ...more
Aug 15, 2011
Aug 17, 2009
 
Rebecca
4.17

As originally posted on and more reviews @: http://love-affair-with-books.blogspo...

Why is it that it is far harder to write a review on a book you co
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Apr 25, 2013
Sep 01, 2009
 
Wuthering Heights
3.79
My read of this book was slightly worse off for having seen the ITV adaption of this book first but still fantastic nonetheless. I thoroughly enjoyed ...more
Jan 11, 2010
Aug 26, 2009
 
Emma
3.97
WOW! I really really loved this book..absolutely fabulous and so has been elevated to my definite favourites shelf!

PLOT:

The plot was extremely well th
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Jan 15, 2010
Aug 26, 2009
 
In Cold Blood
4.02
Absolutely fantastic!
This book is totally unputdownable. One thing I would say though is it extremely biased and the author shows his bias towards one
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Nov 27, 2009
Nov 12, 2009
 
Poirot Investigates (Hercule Poirot, #3)
4.10
Just couldn't continue with this. The first couple of stories were fine but not brilliant and then it just went all downhill really. I love Poirot and ...more
Dec 12, 2011
Dec 05, 2011
 
Lord of the Flies
3.60
This book was extremely disappointing. Ive heard so many good things about it but for me it appeared to be another exceptional overhyped book! Althoug ...more
Nov 28, 2009
Aug 17, 2009
 
Villette
3.72
Dont like this at all!

Shortsighted of me perhaps but it's just so incredibly boring.

It just jumps all the over the place with barely any detail abou
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Sep 27, 2011
Dec 06, 2009
 
The Phantom of the Opera
3.97
Cant get into this. Not enjoying many of these free kindle books.
Jun 14, 2011
Jun 13, 2011
 
Mrs. Dalloway
3.76
This book deserves a shelf of its own, namely; complete and utter trash!
I began this today and subsequently stopped reading it today. From the first p
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Feb 10, 2010
Nov 12, 2009
 
The Plague
3.96
Don't like this at all
Jun 21, 2012
Jun 20, 2012
 
A Handful of Dust
3.91
A pointless, random and rambling book.
Sep 24, 2012
Sep 22, 2012
 
Mansfield Park
3.79
EUGH.....I love most classics, and I loved Jane Austens Emma, but I really really struggled with this. Made it up to the page 60 mark and when I felt ...more
Feb 16, 2011
Aug 26, 2009
 
Crime and Punishment
4.15
This book started off really well, and for the first few chapters I believed this was going to be a 5* book. Wasn't to be. From the half way point, it ...more
Sep 13, 2010
Sep 14, 2009
 
The House of the Spirits
4.17
Started off okay and then started to bore me.Clara who seemed the more important / interesting character due to her psychic talents barely featured. I ...more
Dec 21, 2012
Dec 19, 2012
 
Lady Audley's Secret
3.72
Been a while since I detested a character as much as I did like Lady Audley. Awful, awful woman!



I really liked this, found it very enjoyable and with
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Oct 17, 2011
Dec 06, 2009
 
Hauntings and Other Fantastic Tales
3.83
I ended up skipping the last story because I really couldn't get into it from the off but out of the 3/4 that I read, all were great, I'm looking forw ...more
Jul 12, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
 
The Life And Most Surprising Adventures Of Robinson Crusoe, Of York, Mariner (1801)
3.63
Incredibly boring! Just repeats of the same things/events day in day out. Had to give up when I realised I wasn't even interested in picking it up in ...more
Jun 07, 2011
Jan 26, 2011
 
Dracula
3.94
Good book! The ending dragged a bit though in all honesty and some of the rest of the book dragged too, so occasionally I felt myself skimming but ove ...more
Jun 25, 2010
Nov 13, 2009
 
Brave New World
3.93
Three words. WHAT THE HELL?! How boring do you wanna make the first chapter, geez! What an overrated bunch of trash. Won't be trying this tripe ever a ...more
Feb 14, 2011
Feb 08, 2010
 
Northanger Abbey
3.76


I finally accept that with the exception of pride and prejudice. I really do not like Austen.
Dec 2012
Jan 26, 2011
 
Labyrinths:  Selected Stories and Other Writings
4.47
None
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Jan 03, 2010
 
I Capture the Castle
3.99
None
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Nov 22, 2009
 
The Fall of the House of Usher and Other Tales
4.12
None
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Dec 05, 2009
 
Brighton Rock
3.74
None
Sep 29, 2012
Nov 12, 2009
 
The Woman in White
3.97
None
Jul 16, 2010
Nov 12, 2009
 
Of Mice and Men
3.79
None
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Aug 17, 2009
 
Little Women (Little Women, #1)
4.00
None
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Aug 17, 2009
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