Latest reviews in Gay & Lesbian Books »

One of my favourite reads this year

Advantages: All of it
Disadvantages: Maybe not for everyone

About the book Annabel by Kathleen Winter is a LGBTQ novel. The book was published by Vintage on 1st March 2012 and it is 480 pages long. Synopsis (Taken from Goodreads.com) In 1968, into the devastating, spare atmosphere of the remote coast ...

linzee_loulabelle 15.04.2013 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Annabel - Kathleen Winter

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

How does it compare to ...

How does it compare to ...

SPIRITED WRITING.

Advantages: Superb writer that startled me in a wonderful way.
Disadvantages: None at all.

I have to admit when I bought this book, I did so based on the picture on the cover, as I did not have my glasses with me. Sounds silly, doesn't it, although relevant to my review of this book since, had I read the descriptions of other works given by the ...

thingywhatsit 18.05.2006 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: very helpful
Review of Affinity - Sarah Waters

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

How does it compare to ...

How does it compare to ...

Affinity an excellent work...

Advantages: Gripping, makes you want to believe it...
Disadvantages: Sense of let down at end of book (could also be seen as good)

As a literature student, I groaned at the thickness of another book I had to read within a week, on my modern novels course last year. However, when I started to read this book I was really surprised & started to get into it really quickly. The story foll ...

angelfacecuti75 05.06.2007 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: helpful
Review of Affinity - Sarah Waters

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

How does it compare to ...

How does it compare to ...

Enchanting read.

Advantages: Quick, easy, fascinating and "moorish" read.
Disadvantages: None.

A well written novel. Not a lot of books can be called that these days. A lot of mystery, ideal dose of tension, sensuous but not overwhelming descriptions. I marvelled over the combination of innocence and cunning in the book. A girls go to work as a men ...

Agula 21.08.2008 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
Review of Affinity - Sarah Waters

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

How does it compare to ...

How does it compare to ...

Affinity by S. Waters

Advantages: exciting, big twist, romance, wow
Disadvantages: sad ending, decieving, takes a long time to get to the good bits

This is one of those rare books which you will have difficulty putting down. You will want to read and read it, until it is finished! It's a story of margaret prior a 30 or so year old single woman who decides to help in the Milkbank prison by talking ...

lilmisslala 25.05.2006 · Read full review
Ciao members have rated this review on average: somewhat helpful
Review of Affinity - Sarah Waters

Would you read it again?

Story

Characters

Readability

How does it compare to ...

How does it compare to ...