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Possession (Vintage International) - A.S. Byatt
Possession (Vintage International)
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Format: kindle
ASIN: B007OLYPW2
Publisher: Vintage
Pages no: 576
Edition language: English
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Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
5.0 A. S. Byatt's Possession - Great, but not perfect
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...
Linda Hilton
Linda Hilton rated it
5.0 Full review to follow
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.
Moonlight Reader
Moonlight Reader rated it
5.0 Possession by A.S. Byatt
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...
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...
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