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"Only a short way in but the writing is reminiscent of On Human. Bondage by W. Somerset Maugham.....which I loved so this is a good sign." Jul 11, 2014 01:08PM

 
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"A novel without any chapters so it feels like progress will be slow with this one, very ponderous but still compelling in how the author describes the minutiae of his everyday life..." Jun 28, 2014 11:36PM

 

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