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Capital - John Lanchester
Capital
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2.50 40
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780571234608 (0571234607)
Publisher: Faber & Faber
Pages no: 577
Edition language: English
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Lit Lovers Lane
Lit Lovers Lane rated it
3.0 Capital
Even though I truly enjoyed this book, my overwhelming impression while in its midst was that it was totally not what I expected. Standing in the bookstore and reading the back cover, I imagined a sort of mystery, crime, thriller genre with a good dose of humor. I am not a big crime or thriller read...
The Boat Was My Friend
The Boat Was My Friend rated it
2.0 London calling ..line's a little busy
Capital starts extremely promising and it really is enjoyable as a read, but it lacks character development and loses its proper London temperament along the way. The closure to the story comes through the employment of a deus ex machina almost, which makes you wonder: at the end of the day, which a...
A little tea, a little chat
A little tea, a little chat rated it
4.0
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Cheryl's books
Cheryl's books rated it
4.0
Imagine a Hummingbird Cam, flying around and over an older residential street somewhere in London, buzzing the houses, darting randomly from one to another, swooping in low and hovering for a brief period, then abruptly lifting up and away to another distraction. That’s what reading this book is li...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
2.0 Capital
blurb - Capital - the new novel by John Lanchester is the story of one south London street, which has seen a hundred years of fortunes made and lost, of hearts broken, of first steps and last breaths. And then, one day a card with a simple message drops through each letterbox: 'We Want What You Have...
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