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Esparkinson rated a book 4 of 5 stars
The Complete Plays by Joe Orton
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Odd and bothering
Esparkinson rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Ghastly Business by Louise Levene
Ghastly Business
by Louise Levene
read in September, 2012
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I love elements of her turn of phrase but the story made no sense and I cared less
Esparkinson rated a book 3 of 5 stars
A Vision of Loveliness by Louise Levene
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Odd. Bits I loved. Bits really jarred. Some of the descriptions were brilliant but I didn't care about the characters. But I don't think I was supposed to.
Esparkinson rated a book 5 of 5 stars
One Fine Day by Mollie Panter-Downes
One Fine Day
by Mollie Panter-Downes
read in September, 2012
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Absolutely beautiful.
Esparkinson rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Group by Mary McCarthy
The Group
by Mary McCarthy
read in July, 2012
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I kept forgetting which character was which and the men were decidedly one dimensional
Esparkinson rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Jane and Prudence by Barbara Pym
Jane and Prudence
by Barbara Pym
read in July, 2012
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The kind of book you read on many different levels. I read it on the superficial setting but still loved her asides and the little characters who flit in and out of the book.
Esparkinson rated a book 4 of 5 stars
Spies by Michael Frayn
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Almost spooky
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Towards the End of the Morning by Michael Frayn
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The first handful of chapters in particular are atmospheric and poignant.
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Headlong by Michael Frayn
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Fun
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Slipless in Settle by Harry Pearson
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Nice. In a good way.
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