Possession: A Romance (Audio)
Publish date: October 8th 1991
Publisher: Random House Audio
Edition language: English
, European Literature
, British Literature
, Historical Fiction
, Literary Fiction
I first read this book around 20 years ago, and I loved it then. Reading it now, and knowing the ending, I enjoyed it even more. But . . . . It wasn't as perfect this time around as the first. The diminution of my enjoyment wasn't due to knowing the ending but rather to knowing more -- much mo...
I finished this last night but need a day or so to put all my thoughts in order. Many, many layers to this one. Although I give it five stars, it's more like 4.75.
I don't even know where to begin with this book. I bought a used copy from Abebooks because it's on my Round 2 Classics Club list, and I've been meaning to reread it. I read it for the first time decades ago, around the time that it won the Booker Prize. I remember really loving it when I first read...
3.8 stars really for minor imperfections in the whole 'detective' plot but it's still a dazzling novel for readers written by a passionate reader. I liked the French Lieutenant's Woman better (even though on the whole it's a less polished novel). Can someone write a properly introspective, feminist...
A. S. Byatt’s Possession is a deeply peculiar book. It won the Booker Prize when it was published in 1990, and as the Booker judges and I tend to have similar taste and the blurb intrigued me, I decided to give this one a go. How to describe Possession? Possession is what you might get if Dan Brow...