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Black Swan Green
3.96
1) A novel written from the perspective, or in the voice, of an adolescent boy is nothing new.

2) A novel concentrating on the development of characte...more
Jan 29, 2012
Jan 16, 2012
 
A House for Mr Biswas
3.80
'The world is what it is,' and so is Trinidad

While Naipaul may seem to be copying the modality of the nineteenth century novel, his main intention her...more
May 06, 2011
Apr 17, 2011
 
Netherland
3.40
Netherland is one of the most reviewed novels in recent time. This is because of various reasons.

1> It appears to be a post-colonial novel, almost...more
Jul 22, 2012
Jul 10, 2012
 
On Chesil Beach
3.49
I approached the novel with tentativeness, enticed by its easy length and haunted by the previous experience with the author. I guarded myself against...more
Dec 27, 2011
Dec 21, 2011
 
Amsterdam
3.38
Average Read.

McEwan belabored prose and over-engineered plot -- an overall swindling the reader into aceepting the final farce -- come up short rather...more
Jul 16, 2011
Jul 12, 2011
 
The Embassy of Cambodia: Short Story
3.65
Noticed it as an expensive book today. How can they do that? It's just a short story. Such gross desire to cash in on the name.
Dec 2011
Jan 11, 2014
 
Tales of Unrest
3.89
The stories here are from Conrad's early period, in the last decade of 19th century. Given below are my ratings for each of them, along with the setti...more
May 02, 2013
Apr 29, 2013
 
The Sense of an Ending
3.68
Perhaps the strongest novel to win a Booker after 'Disgrace'
Dec 13, 2011
Dec 11, 2011
 
The Enchantress Of Florence
3.52
Not even close to the grand-ness of Midnight's Children
not set
Jan 13, 2011
 
All About H. Hatterr
3.89
None
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Nov 21, 2011
 
The Line of Beauty
3.65
None
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Oct 02, 2011
 
Cloud Atlas
4.02
None
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Oct 02, 2011
 
The Heart of the Matter
3.98
None
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Oct 09, 2011
 
The Quickening Maze
3.13
None
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Sep 30, 2011
 
The Sea, the Sea
3.90
None
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Nov 29, 2011
 
Birds Without Wings
4.13
None
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Sep 25, 2011
 
A History of the World in 10½  Chapters
3.91
None
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Dec 14, 2011
 
Flaubert's Parrot
3.68
None
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Dec 14, 2011
 
Captain Corelli's Mandolin
3.89
None
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Sep 15, 2011
 
The Life and Opinions of Tristram Shandy, Gentleman
3.76
None
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Sep 15, 2011
 
The Satanic Verses
3.71
None
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Jan 17, 2012
 
Staring At The Sun
3.56
None
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Jan 23, 2012
 
In a Free State
3.49
None
Jun 26, 2011
Jun 07, 2011
 
Midnight's Children
4.01
None
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Jan 12, 2011
 
Jane Eyre
4.07
None
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Jun 27, 2013
 
1984
4.09
None
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Nov 17, 2010
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