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Notes On A Scandal - Zoë Heller
Notes On A Scandal
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4.00 10
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780670914067 (0670914061)
Publisher: Viking
Pages no: 244
Edition language: English
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KatieMc
KatieMc rated it
2.0 What Was She Thinking? [Notes on a Scandal]
Ok, this read was for my book (and also watch the movie) club. It started slow, and never really grabbed my attention. The premise was a bit like [b:Tampa|17225311|Tampa|Alissa Nutting|https://d.gr-assets.com/books/1393784199s/17225311.jpg|23731028] and that didn't go well for me. After being pr...
Of Letters and of Sciences
Of Letters and of Sciences rated it
4.0 Notes on a Scandal
I kind of hated this book when I first read it, but even then I couldn't deny that it was, of course, very well-written. Actually, I kind of (to use a phrase from HBO's GIRLS, which I never thought I would) "love-hate-read" this book. I was really interested in the premise, but I thought the execu...
The Way She Reads
The Way She Reads rated it
4.0 Insidious Little Story
The Blurb: “From the first day that the beguiling Sheba Hart joins the staff of St. George’s history teacher Barbara Covett is convinced she has found a kindred spirit. Barbara’s loyalty to her new friend is passionate and unstinting and when Sheba is discovered to be having an illicit affair w...
ramblings
ramblings rated it
4.0 What Was She Thinking?: Notes on a Scandal, Library Edition
Personally, I prefer this translation over the much-publicized, "Oprah's Book Club" Pevear and Volokhonsky.
Musings of a Bibliomaniac
Musings of a Bibliomaniac rated it
5.0
Notes on a Scandal is a multi-layered story. While keeping up with the pretense of titillating readers with the lurid details of a much older woman's romance with an adolescent boy, it skilfully but subtly exposes the hypocrisy practiced by each one of its characters. How each one of them remained s...
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