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Surfacing
3.44
**spoiler alert** A prosaic (def: dull, unimaginative) story told in an un-prosaic way. I assume that in 1972 this was very experimental and "modern" ...more
May 2011
Oct 21, 2010
 
The Sun Also Rises
3.82
A line from the book sums up the book:
From Ch. XVII:
" 'I'm rather drunk,' Mike said. 'I'll stayrather drunk. This is all awfully amusing, but it's not
...more
Feb 15, 2012
Jun 14, 2010
 
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking Glass
4.05
Lexile 890L
IL: MG - BL: 7.8 - AR Pts: 10.0
not set
Apr 17, 2015
 
Native Son
3.92
Repetition, repetition, repetition. The author made his point, in a clever and convincing way. Then he made his point -- again; and again; and again; ...more
Dec 2000
Jun 22, 2010
 
Naked Lunch
3.48
Why is this a classic? It's just a random combination of words, with no structure or meaning behind it!
not set
Jan 09, 2010
 
Notes from Underground
4.14
Laid this one aside. Will try again later.

The first 40 pages are pure philosophy.
not set
Oct 25, 2010
 
Robinson Crusoe
3.64
wiki: Epistolary, confessional, and didactic in form,
Jul 28, 2014
Jul 17, 2010
 
Midnight's Children
3.99
Lexile 1120L
IL: UG - BL: 8.4 - AR Pts: 38.0
not set
May 21, 2010
 
Tarzan of the Apes (Tarzan, #1)
3.85
Lexile 1000L
IL: UG - BL: 9.0 - AR Pts: 16.0
not set
Oct 25, 2010
 
The Bell Jar (Everyman's Library)
3.95
Very depressing novel by a very talented writer.
Jan 1993
Oct 09, 2010
 
The Handmaid's Tale
3.99
Lexile 750L
IL: UG - BL: 5.4 - AR Pts: 14.0
Jan 20, 2015
Jun 12, 2010
 
Cat's Eye
3.90
Lexile 850L
IL: UG - BL: 6.1 - AR Pts: 22.0
not set
Oct 21, 2010
 
Alias Grace
3.95
IL: UG - BL: 6.9 - AR Pts: 28.0
not set
Jun 12, 2010
 
The Moor's Last Sigh
3.91
IL: UG - BL: 8.3 - AR Pts: 29.0
not set
Jul 19, 2010
 
The Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy (Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy, #1)
4.18
The movie was better!
Apr 2005
Jan 09, 2010
 
The Once and Future King
4.07
Lexile 1080L
not set
Jun 10, 2010
 
King Solomon's Mines
3.78
None
not set
Oct 25, 2010
 
Cat's Cradle
4.18
None
not set
Dec 27, 2009
 
The Woman in White
3.97
None
May 2001
Dec 27, 2009
 
Cecilia
3.73
None
May 2001
Dec 27, 2009
 
The Golden Notebook
3.74
None
not set
Jan 06, 2010
 
War and Peace
4.09
None
not set
Jan 06, 2010
 
White Teeth
3.71
None
Jul 2001
Jan 07, 2010
 
The Nice and the Good
3.85
None
Jul 2005
Jan 07, 2010
 
Disgrace
3.82
None
May 2002
Jan 07, 2010
 
Slow Man
3.41
None
Feb 2006
Jan 07, 2010
 
Lolita
3.86
None
Dec 2000
Jan 09, 2010
 
Great Expectations
3.71
None
Dec 2000
Dec 27, 2009
 
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time
3.83
None
Nov 2003
Dec 10, 2009
 
Around the World in Eighty Days (Oxford World's Classics)
3.88
None
Feb 21, 2010
Jan 31, 2010
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