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The Bookman's Tale: A Novel of Obsession - Charlie Lovett
The Bookman's Tale: A Novel of Obsession
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9780143125389 (0143125389)
ASIN: 143125389
Publisher: Penguin
Pages no: 368
Edition language: English
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Momster Bookworm
Momster Bookworm rated it
3.0 The Bookman's Tale
Bibliophiles will likely enjoy this tale because it has to do with: (1) books, (2) working in a library, (3) finding, collecting and restoring old books, (4) searching for the 'holy grail' of a previously undiscovered work by a famous author -- all wrapped up in a mystery and a love story. There are...
It's a Mad Mad World
It's a Mad Mad World rated it
2.0 The Bookman's Tale: A Novel of Obsession
I saw on Goodreads that this book was compared to Possession by A.S. Byatt and that really made me want to read this book. Alas this book was like a pale version of possession. It had elements of Possession. Especially the ending when Peter [spoiler] found out that his Amanda was related to B/B[/spo...
teaandbooks rated it
2.5 Very cliched
I wanted to like the book so much more, really. Peter Byerly, a bookseller, flees to England after the death of his wife and gets caught up in a mystery about history, books, and himself. The book started off well with an introduction to Peter that I enjoyed. More comfortable with books than peop...
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge
An Un-Calibrated Centrifuge rated it
4.0 The Bookman's Tale by Charlie Lovett
I'm not sure what I was expecting when I started reading this book. I don't think I quite understood that it as a mystery, and I thought it would be darker than it ended up being. It felt like The Da Vinci Code towards the end (and I mean that in the best way possible). I really enjoyed reading Th...
Lost Between Pages
Lost Between Pages rated it
0.0 The Bookman's Tale: A Novel of Obsession
I couldn't get through this book. Stopped at page 133. I read some other reviews on here and they said that once they got to page 182 it got a lot better. I just couldn't put forth the effort in this one. I was so bored. I thought I was going to like it because it's a book about a bibliophile obsess...
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