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Interesting and dark novel. Well worth a read

Advantages: Well written gripping story with complex characters
Disadvantages: A little inappropriate for some readers. Need to be 'awake' when reading.

I chose to read Before she met me by Julian Barnes for my Coursework when I was studying English Literacy as an example of obsession. And it did not disappoint. Story The novel follows the life of divorcee Graham who left his wife and child to marr ...

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How the past affects the present

Advantages: you are left unsure how exactly it will end
Disadvantages: unbelievable

This novel tells the story of a man (a historian ie. past present idea)who leaves his wife after having an affair and remarries. At first he is extreamily happy with the situation, he's left a stale marriage he never enjoyed and has found someone ...

AlexMayer 02.07.2000 · Read full review
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Hollow Heather

Advantages: not too many
Disadvantages: some

The young women from Manchester, Liverpool and Birmingham, to name the three largest cities in GB after the capital, to say nothing of the ones in places like Nether Piddleton-on-the-Marshes, must have a satisfying love life. I can’t call myself an expert ...

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Review of Be Careful What You Wish For - Alexandra Potter

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heather for Heather

Advantages: light, easy to read style, funny in places
Disadvantages: not enough of the magical element, second half a bit flat

Heather goes through life constantly making wishes. Not 'I wish for world peace' type wishes, more 'I wish I could lose 5lbs' or 'I wish my new shoes didn't give me blisters' sort of wishes. Heather works as an assistant wedding photographer, but the bus ...

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***Wishful Thinking***

Advantages: Original plot, easy to read, funny
Disadvantages: Chick Lit again!

***The plot*** The main character is Heather, who works as a wedding photographer and dreams of her big break, working at a national paper. She lives in Little Venice, and feels her life is far from perfect, with her lack of money, perfect figure, and a ...

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