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Bothering About A Spot...

Advantages: Entertaining, interesting, well-observed
Disadvantages: None

...I haven’t read much fiction this year. In fact, only five of the twenty-seven books I have read so far in 2007 have been fiction. But I did make an effort to read this one – A Spot of Bother by Mark Haddon. I bought it, because I enjo ...

KarenUK 20.07.2007 · Read full review
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Another complicated world of Family

Advantages: Excellent writing. Nice balance between humour and sadness.
Disadvantages: Lost pace in places

I was very curious about Mark Haddon's second literary offering, after his first book: the award winning and highly acclaimed 'Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-time', which I absolutely loved. I found it's originality and style (for those that don ...

MarcoG 20.02.2009 · Read full review
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Well Worth Bothering With

Advantages: Funny, easy to read.
Disadvantages: None

...Overture Ever since I read Mark Haddon’s The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time, and was subsequently enthralled by the author’s prose and ability to make such a tale an absolute page-turner, I knew his next one would be a must read. Str ...

Borg 16.08.2009 · Read full review
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A Spot of Bother is a lot of laughs!

Advantages: Very funny, fast moving
Disadvantages: None

...This book, written by Mark Haddon, is the most enjoyable story I have read in the past few years. It only took a few days to finish as I couldn't put it down. It tells the story revolving round a family and all the individual charcters within the family.. ...

LADYFUCHSIA 24.09.2007 · Read full review
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More than a bit of bother with the family!

Advantages: Good plot, interesting and real characters, enjoyable
Disadvantages: At some points long winded, not as funny as I expected it to be

... SYNOPSIS George Hall is a 57 year old retired man who, on the surface at least, lives a comfortable life with his wife Jean. As with most families, George's nice family life is soon stripped bare and secrets, problems and lies are all exposed ...

burtybookworm 27.10.2008 · Read full review
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