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The Irresistible Inheritance of Wilberforce by Paul Torday
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it was amazing
bookshelves: drama, paper

I found this almost unbearably sad. The reverse timeline was fascinating to me, as my assumptions about Wilberforce and his backstory were deconstructed. Wilberforce himself wasn't a traditionally sympathetic character but I found him equally fascinating. As his life and that of those around him implodes in slow motion, it's a compelling and tragic read. This is the 4th Paul Torday book I've read and cements him as one of my favourite authors.
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Reading Progress

February 8, 2012 – Started Reading
February 8, 2012 – Shelved
February 21, 2012 – Shelved as: drama
February 22, 2012 – Finished Reading
March 25, 2012 – Shelved as: paper

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