Forever Amber (Rediscovered Classics)
Publish date: February 1st 2012
Publisher: Chicago Review Press
Pages no: 986
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Adult Fiction
, Historical Fiction
, Historical Romance
, Banned Books
, Womens Fiction
, Chick Lit
, 17th Century
Wow, this is a door-stop of a book and apparently when the publisher accepted it for publication, they cut it down to one fifth of its original size. I can’t imagine having to wade through even more pages to get to the conclusion, so I thank the editors profusely!It’s difficult, from our 21st centur...
Amber (the character) may be tiresome at times, but I think it's fair to say that the book is compulsively readable.
One of those so-bad-it's-good potboilers. It totally delivered on expectations. A raunchy (for the 1940's) Gone With the Wind.
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I've seen this more than once compared to Gone With the Wind as the epitome of historical romance. I'm afraid I didn't find this compared well, and given the nature of the heroine, aspects of the plot, and that this was written after Gone With the Wind, I couldn't help but feel Forever Amber was hea...
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