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Possession - A.S. Byatt
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3.68 70
Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780099800408 (0099800403)
Publisher: Vintage Books
Pages no: 511
Edition language: English
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Major Leser
Major Leser rated it
3.0 Possession
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...
Electric Library
Electric Library rated it
3.5 Review | Possession, A. S. Byatt | 3.5 Stars
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...
A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
5.0 Possession
This book is indulgent. In its language, plot, characters, it was thick with it.But I liked it, really really liked it. Sometimes I like to read a book that doesn't so much draw you into it, but instead oozes into your life. It wasn't that I became preoccupied with the story or the characters, I'd r...
Lisa (Harmony)
Lisa (Harmony) rated it
4.0 Possession
I did ultimately love this book, but it took me over half its length to warm up to it. I enjoy literate love stories, the mixing of genres, literary allusions and pastiches, and this book provides all of the above. This is a literary mystery as well as a contemporary and a historical romance: two co...
Bettie's Books
Bettie's Books rated it
3.5 Possession
bookshelves: published-1990, victoriana, one-penny-wonder, booker-winner, fradio, paper-read, winter-20112012, re-read, film-only, mystery-thriller, poetry, play-dramatisation, 3m-bookshelf-challenge Recommended to ☯Bettie☯ by: Brazilliant Laura Read from January 01, 2009 to January 07, 2012, read...
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