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Jude the Obscure by Thomas Hardy
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Sep 05, 2007

really liked it
bookshelves: literature
Recommended for: people who feel better when they compare their life to Jude's.

If you like sunshine, unicorns, and lollipops, then you probably won't like this book. If it's raining and you're vaguely manic depressive or if you just want to sit around for a few hours and feel sorry for someone other than yourself - well, Jude's your man.

I can't fault Hardy's talents at controlling the mood. Even before it became horrendously horrendous, there was a pall of doom that hung over everything that poor Jude touched.
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February 1, 2007 – Finished Reading
September 5, 2007 – Shelved
September 7, 2007 – Shelved as: literature

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Poor F'n Jude

Tilly Berendt 'Horrendously horrendous' sums it up beautifully ;)

KimberlyRose Sounds like it's so enormously sad and angry and pitiful, it almost makes you want to laugh.
Sorta how I feel after listening to an Eminem song.

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