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Michel Faber
Birth date: April 13, 1960
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JB's Reading Life
JB's Reading Life rated it 5 years ago
Reckoned to be one of the greatest English novels and who am I to disagree
Chris' Fish Place
Chris' Fish Place rated it 5 years ago
Eliot is one of those writers who I always forget how good she is. It’s not that I ever forget she is good, it is just that forget the high standard she has for most her work. The exception is Adam Bede, and this is no doubt because it was the first Eliot I read (thanks to Alistair Cooke). I f...
meeplemaiden
meeplemaiden rated it 5 years ago
I didn't think I was going to finish this on, it has certainly taken me some time. The stories are weird and wacky but I just didn't 'get' a lot of them, I kept expecting some kind of punchline that just didn't come. Entertaining but I don't think I would read them again. I much prefer his novels.
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents
Fangirl Moments and My Two Cents rated it 5 years ago
I guess this would be labeled as a period drama or maybe historical realism. It follows several several people in their regular lives. A lot of the focus seems to be about the ideas of the time and changes in ideas.
Summer Reading Project, BookLikes Satellite
In spite of one irritation, the massive The Crimson Petal and the White by Michel Faber turned out to be a good book to take with me on my travels this week. The rich setting and even richer characterization of the novel were so captivating that I was able to drown out the noise of planes, the other...
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