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The Scarlet Letter
3.32
Heartbreaking & moving. I first read this in 11th grade & it did nothing for me. I recently reread it & found myself in love. If you don't...more
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Jan 13, 2008
 
The Strange Case of Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde
3.75
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed this book, but I think it would be much better if I didn't know that Mr. Hyde was actually Dr. Jekyll. The book was writte...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Les Misérables
4.09
I've always been a fan of the musical. I've always meant to read Les Miserables. Over Spring Break I finally sat down & did. What a journey! I was...more
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Middlemarch
3.89
Beautiful novel with some of the most engaging characters I've ever encountered. This is George Eliot at her finest!
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Jane Eyre
4.07
Love it or hate it, this book should be read. So much of modern literature is based upon the classics written by the Bronte sisters and other writers...more
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Jan 12, 2008
 
The Phantom of the Opera
3.97
A beautiful book that questions love, beauty, goodness, evil & humanity. I love the Andrew Lloyd Webber musical & I love Leroux book. It can't...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Dracula
3.94
I thought that "Dracula" was very slow moving. There were a lot of references to legends involving vampires, most of which are already known through p...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
Wuthering Heights
3.79
I read Wuthering Heights every year. There is so much to take in. I always feel as if I'm a savage when I'm reading the books. The characters, with al...more
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Silas Marner
3.52
This is a beautiful story about redemption. The first part moves a little slowly, but then the book opens up like a rose. The ending is satisfying and...more
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Jude the Obscure
3.78
Don't read Thomas Hardy when you're depressed. "Jude the Obscure" is a wonderful book, but one of the darkest you'll ever read. Reading Thomas Hardy w...more
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Jan 13, 2008
 
The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Volume III: Mansfield Park
3.79
I love Mansfield Park. It's taken a couple readings to get to truly like Fanny Price, but now she's like a sister to me. This is one of those books th...more
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Jan 14, 2008
 
The Count of Monte Cristo
4.15
This book is so amazing. I ate it up. There are so many wonderful plot twists & turns. The characters are all memorable; this book's a treasure. I...more
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Jan 13, 2008
 
The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Volume I: Sense and Sensibility
4.12
**spoiler alert** This is my least favorite of Austen's novels. The ending just seems rather forced. I never could understand why Col. Brandon ends up...more
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Jan 12, 2008
 
The Woman in White
3.97
This book is a nonstop rush of plot twists until its unforgettable conclusion. Enjoy!
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Jan 13, 2008
 
The Love of Books: The Philobiblon of Richard de Bury
3.59
I really wanted to love this book, but it just couldn't hold my interest.
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Jan 13, 2008
 
The Hunchback of Notre-Dame
3.93
This is a perfect tale of humanity. It's truly a wonderful novel.
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Madame Bovary
3.61
A flawless work of art. I couldn't put it down!
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Jan 13, 2008
 
The Sorrows of Young Werther and Selected Writings
3.84
Too melodramatic for my tastes...
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Indiana
3.51
**spoiler alert** I enjoyed it right up until the ending. The introduction warned that the book contained shades of incest. I don't quite understand t...more
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Feb 09, 2012
 
The Oxford Illustrated Jane Austen: Volume VI: Minor Works
3.89
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Jan 12, 2008
 
Alice's Adventures in Wonderland and Through the Looking-Glass, and What Alice Found There
4.05
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Heart of Darkness
3.41
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Jan 13, 2008
 
A Christmas Carol
3.97
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Hard Times
3.46
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Jan 13, 2008
 
A Tale of Two Cities
3.76
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Jan 13, 2008
 
The Awakening and Selected Stories
3.77
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Jan 13, 2008
 
Villette
3.71
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Jan 13, 2008
 
The Three Musketeers
4.03
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Jan 13, 2008
 
The Tenant of Wildfell Hall
3.86
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Jan 13, 2008
 
The Mill on the Floss
3.73
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Jan 13, 2008
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