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The Pillars of the Earth by Ken Follett
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it was amazing
bookshelves: own, historical-fiction

** spoiler alert ** Amazing.

I had no idea this book was so fantastic. Then I started reading it and couldn't stop. I finished it 3-4 days!

I'm pretty sure I hate William Hamleigh more than any character in literature. He is atrocious...ZERO redeeming qualities. In many cases, villians have a reason to be bad (bad childhood or something). This guy had none of that. He lived a life of privilige...maybe that's the problem. And I feel disembowelment would have been a better end than hanging. I think it would have been far more painful for him...and he deserved to feel pain.
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Reading Progress

Started Reading
August 1, 2009 – Finished Reading
August 8, 2009 – Shelved
August 8, 2009 –
page 54
5.55%
August 9, 2009 –
page 184
18.91% "i feel this could take a while to finish..."
August 10, 2009 –
page 406
41.73% "...maybe it won't take me that long to finish this one!"
August 12, 2009 –
page 874
89.83% "...I feel that I hate William Hamleigh more than any character in literature. He has zero redeeming qualities."
August 12, 2009 –
page 973
100.0% "...wow."
May 10, 2010 – Shelved as: own
December 20, 2011 – Shelved as: historical-fiction

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