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The Bookman's Tale - Charlie Lovett
The Bookman's Tale
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Format: kindle
Publisher: Viking Adult
Pages no: 368
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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...
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...
Constantly Moving the Bookmark
Constantly Moving the Bookmark rated it
5.0 The Bookman's Tale
Peter Byerly has always been shy and has always preferred the companionship of books to that of people. Introverted, bookish, socially inept and even slightly OCD he may be, but he is also smart, talented and knows almost everything there is to know about old books. We meet Peter shortly after his...
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