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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
3.81
really liked it
4 - 4.5 stars

Fantastic story. One of the few that actually lives up to the hype. Be warned though: this is a loooong book and it is true that, from on
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May 30, 2016
Jul 15, 2008
 
Soldier of the Mist
3.96
really liked it
3.5 to 4 stars

Perhaps I’m finally growing into Gene Wolfe. There are still a lot of things about his writing that irritate me, but now that I’ve got a
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Nov 30, 2017
Nov 27, 2012
Nov 23, 2012
 
Scaramouche
4.07
it was amazing
I wavered between four and five stars on this one, but I totally have to go with the five. It’s just that awesome. I was actually a little surprised a ...more
Mar 07, 2012
Aug 30, 2011
 
The King Must Die (Theseus, #1)
4.01
really liked it
The past, they say, is a foreign country. One might even go so far as to say that it is another world full of strange wonders and people who both fasc ...more
Dec 20, 2012
Dec 11, 2012
 
The Bull from the Sea (Theseus #2)
4.10
really liked it
4.5 stars

Mary Renault’s _The Bull from the Sea_ takes up where The King Must Die left off and continues the legendary story of Theseus and his kingshi
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Jan 08, 2013
Dec 14, 2012
 
The Count of Monte Cristo
4.22
it was amazing
This is one of the books that I keep coming back to and re-reading whenever the urge strikes...and it strikes quite often; five times so far. Consider ...more
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Jul 11, 2008
 
The Name of the Rose
4.11
it was amazing
This is one of my 're-read often' books. The story of Adso and his mentor Brother William as they encounter the nefarious secrets of the abbey they ha ...more
Oct 18, 2013
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Jul 11, 2008
 
The Fencing Master
3.75
really liked it
This is my favourite of Perez-Reverte's books that I've read thus far. The stoic fencing maestro Jaime Astarloa is living out his remaining days of qu ...more
Apr 09, 2012
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Jul 11, 2008
 
Soldier of Arete (Latro, #2)
4.12
really liked it
Latro continues his journey across ancient Greece in search of his memory in Gene Wolfe’s second entry in the “Soldier” series _Soldier of Arete_. As ...more
Dec 16, 2017
Dec 04, 2012
Nov 27, 2012
 
Soldier of Sidon
3.99
really liked it
Gene Wolfe’s third volume of the Soldier series is divorced from the first two in several ways. The most obvious is the fact that it was written 17 ye ...more
Jan 10, 2018
Dec 07, 2012
Dec 04, 2012
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