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Could it get any more original????

Advantages: Excellent refreshing read, a must for any literature fan!
Disadvantages: None at all

Ok, this is a long review but I feel this book warrants it! If you stick with me, you'll soon know why! Julian Barnes is an English born writer whose works have often been cited as post modernist. He was born January 19th 1946 in Leicester and is see ...

jovichick123 17.05.2006 · Read full review
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Review of History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters - Julian Barnes

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Julian the Genius

Advantages: Funny, gripping, eminently readable
Disadvantages: None

...10 1/2 Chapters? Not only does Julian Barnes manage to condense the history of, not only the world, put the workings of the human psyche into under 11 chapters, he skilfully provides an extremely intriguing title to his novel. This gimmick is successful, ...

Ophelia 30.11.2002 · Read full review
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Julian Barnes's History of the World

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This book is a classic. Julian Barnes gives his unique interpretation of life the universe and everything from the perspective of the woodworm and up. I read this book 10 years ago when I was at university and I have been regularly handing it out to fri ...

perryhill 15.08.2000 · Read full review
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Greek tragedy? Only the ending!

Advantages: Excellent characters and evocative setting
Disadvantages: Bizarre and unintelligible ending

...When Cary's marriage breaks down she goes on holiday to Turkey to try to raise her spirits. While she is there a violent earthquake devastates the resort and the ensuing tidal wave washes away all of her belongings. Cary does what she can to help the inju ...

fizzytom 05.06.2008 · Read full review
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Review of The Potter's House - Rosie Thomas

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The Most Passionate Love Story You Will Ever Read

Advantages: Classic, unforgettable, sensual, and powerful......An Emotionally Shattering Novel!!!
Disadvantages: absolutely nothing

Have you ever heard that song by Lionel Ritchie and Diana Ross entitled "Endless Love"? Adam Sandler mentions it in the ice skating sequence in HAPPY GILMORE, and the song is then played as he admits he had a crush on Brooke Shields, who starr ...

eve6kicksass 06.12.2003 · Read full review
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Review of Endless Love - Scott Spencer

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