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Possession (French Edition) - A.S. Byatt
Possession (French Edition)
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9782080682918 (2080682911)
Publisher: Flammarion
Pages no: 507
Edition language: English
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Quite the Wondering Selection
Quite the Wondering Selection rated it
3.0 Possession
Decent back and forth between current and past. A romantic mystery, tracing a poet and love in the 1800s while trying to figure out love in the 1980s. Twist at end was pretty apparent, but decent.
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...
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