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The Shining by Stephen King
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“The Shining” is what happens when you try to write a supernatural psychological thriller like Shirley Jackson’s but your actual writing ability is more like Dan Brown’s.
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Villette by Charlotte Brontë
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There was a hell of a lot of judging going on in this novel. I think it would have been better titled Jane Eyre 2: Judgement Day.
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One of the mottos I try to live by daily. A lot of wisedom in these few lines.
Mycroft Holmes by Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
“The foolish will tread where the wise will not,” Holmes replied. “If we waited for the wisdom of this venture, Douglas and I would still be in London.” “To fools, then!” Little Huan exclaimed. “To fools!” the others declared.”
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For a book with "witches" in the title, there's actually precious little witchcraft going on here, and most it shows up at the end with the plot. It takes 350 pages of vampire yoga and Wine Spectator commentary before a witch with any appreciable d ...more
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