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Drood by Dan Simmons
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Nov 19, 11

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bookshelves: 52-in-2011, magical, my-time-period
Read from November 14 to 19, 2011

First of all, I got through this book in all of 3 days--so it was really, REALLY compelling. I loved the characterization and the detail, the mood, all of it...really got the FEEL of life in 19th-century England with Charles Dickens, Wilkie Collins, William Macready, and the rest of the cast of characters as the story unfolded. But I'm not 100% on how I feel about the final quarter (or so) of the book...this may be one of those that I need to re-read and get a second round of opinions, because I admit it: I was frustrated by the end.
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11/18/2011 page 356
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