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Martha Quest (Children of Violence, #1)
3.85

Briefly: This is definitely NOT a novel informed by the “show, don’t tell” school of writing. Lessing tells, and tells, and tells, and tells. Like a 3

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Jan 13, 2015
Dec 27, 2014
 
Absalom, Absalom!
3.95

Maybe you cannot know when you first approach a novel to reread if it will live up to your recollection or sink like dead weight. Maybe it won’t do ei

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Apr 23, 2012
Aug 23, 2010
 
The Tale of the Unknown Island
3.89

Briefly, perhaps my briefest yet: Log of the S.S. the Mrs. Unguentine—lite.




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Sep 03, 2013
Sep 03, 2013
 
The Sound and the Fury
3.85
The Sound and the Fury is one for the committed reader; someone who really wants to read it. I sympathize with students who are assigned this incredib ...more
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Aug 26, 2010
 
As I Lay Dying
3.72
As I Lay Dying is one of those titles that all readers of literary fiction get to sooner or later—for good reasons. Not only is it one of Faulkner’s ...more
Sep 22, 2010
Aug 26, 2010
 
The Immoralist
3.60
With a title like The Immoralist, you might expect something along the lines of Sade. You’d be way off base. Instead, this novel is more subtle, more ...more
Sep 16, 2010
Sep 05, 2010
 
Chronicle of a Death Foretold
3.94
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Aug 25, 2010
 
Hunger
4.10
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Jan 2009
Aug 23, 2010
 
Pan: From Lieutenant Thomas Glahn's Papers
3.92
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Jan 2008
Aug 23, 2010
 
Siddhartha
3.96
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Jan 2009
Aug 23, 2010
 
The Iceman Cometh
3.95
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Jan 2008
Aug 23, 2010
 
The Grapes of Wrath
3.89
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Aug 23, 2010
 
East of Eden
4.32
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Aug 23, 2010
 
Travels with Charley: In Search of America
4.05
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Jan 2006
Aug 23, 2010
 
Sula
3.83
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Jan 2007
Aug 23, 2010
 
Beloved (Toni Morrison Trilogy, #1)
3.73
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Jan 2006
Aug 23, 2010
 
Beowulf
3.39
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Jan 2006
Aug 24, 2010
 
The Old Man and the Sea
3.67
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Aug 24, 2010
 
The Fifth Child
3.52
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Jan 1989
Aug 25, 2010
 
Headbirths: or The Germans Are Dying Out
3.08
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Aug 25, 2010
 
Life and Times of Michael K
3.83
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Aug 25, 2010
 
In Evil Hour
3.40
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Aug 25, 2010
 
One Hundred Years of Solitude
4.00
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Aug 25, 2010
 
Humboldt's Gift
3.84
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Jan 2009
Aug 23, 2010
 
The Safety Net
3.61
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Aug 26, 2010
 
Waiting for the Barbarians
3.95
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Aug 26, 2010
 
It Can't Happen Here
3.84
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Aug 26, 2010
 
The Annotated Waste Land with Eliot's Contemporary Prose
4.12
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Aug 26, 2010
 
The Year of the Death of Ricardo Reis
4.02
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Aug 23, 2010
 
The Gospel According to Jesus Christ
4.25
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Aug 23, 2010
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