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The Line of Beauty by Alan Hollinghurst
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I really don't know why anyone would give this less than 4 or 5 stars. I like his writing better than Henry James'! The book is basically perfection to me. Perhaps it meanders or the plot doesn't feel tightly bound, but at the end of the book you awa ...more
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Special Topics in Calamity Physics by Marisha Pessl
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Cryptonomicon by Neal Stephenson
Cryptonomicon
by Neal Stephenson (Goodreads Author)
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I've read this book over and over. There are part of the Baroque cycle that are more vivid or more beautifully written but all in all, this is my favorite Stephenson book.

Actually, Stephenson is probably underrated as a writer of poetic writing beca
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The Little Friend by Donna Tartt
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I read this book when it first came out, then The Secret History. The Little Friend was so good that I was disappointed with The Secret History. I love the growing foreboding, the paranoia that presses on you like Southern heat, I felt as though this was much more real thHistory.FriendHistory. ...more
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The Uses of Enchantment by Heidi Julavits
The Uses of Enchantment
by Heidi Julavits (Goodreads Author)
recommended for: Everyone
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This is the type of book I want to read. Shifting realities, blunt, graceful verbiage that seems to both hide and expose constantly. I love Julavits' mastery- I keep feeling like I'm making the decisions but of course, she's in control. Her character ...more
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Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
" i'd like that. semi related, have you read uses of enchantment? i lurve it. "
Wide Sargasso Sea by Jean Rhys
" caitlin, this is so fricking good. i need to read more woman in the attic stuff- haven't read yellow wallpaper yet.

this one though, my god
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