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A History of the World in 10½ Chapters - Julian Barnes
A History of the World in 10½ Chapters
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This is, in short, a complete, unsettling, and frequently exhilarating vision of the world, starting with the voyage of Noah's ark and ending with a sneak preview of heaven!
This is, in short, a complete, unsettling, and frequently exhilarating vision of the world, starting with the voyage of Noah's ark and ending with a sneak preview of heaven!
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780679731375 (0679731377)
ASIN: 679731377
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 320
Edition language: English
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Kris' Books.
Kris' Books. rated it
I enjoyed the book more than I actually expected to...which is of course terrific beyond belief. I'm not saying that I agreed with the most part of the ideas and beliefs presented in this book, but I was impressed by the authenticity and fluidity in which the book was written. It was devastatingly d...
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Okay, yeah, this seems interesting. Rec'd by El and Jayme, and I wish you could add two names to that field. Annoying.
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hungoverdrawn rated it
3.0 A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters
A curate's egg for me. Each of the chapters is really a story/essay in its own right (albeit with a common thread). The first was quasi-biblical and left me cold; the second was quasi-legal and didn't move me either. But I persevered and the stories towards the end of the book were much more enjoyab...
Osho
Osho rated it
4.0 A History of the World in 10 1/2 Chapters
This is my first Julian Barnes, and as I read I was very excited to have found him. I was all set to give this a five-star rating until I reached the half-chapter alluded to in the title. It's the only section of the audiobook I played at a faster rate so I could get through it more quickly. It's no...
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