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The Haunted Bookshop - Christopher Morley
The Haunted Bookshop
A charming entertainment that captures the romance of books and bookshops.
A charming entertainment that captures the romance of books and bookshops.
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Format: paperback
ISBN: 9781406582642 (1406582646)
Publisher: Dodo Press
Pages no: 176
Edition language: English
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Murder by Death
Murder by Death rated it
1.5 The Haunted Bookshop
Oh how I didn't like this book. I should have DNF'd it, but it was called The Haunted Bookshop! I'd have thought it impossible for any book with that title to be so disappointing. Where to start... the characters - the two main characters - are each in their own way incredibly irritating. Roge...
Olga Godim
Olga Godim rated it
3.0 Classic - verbose but true
This book is not nearly as good as its prequel, Parnassus on Wheels. In The Haunted Bookshop, we meet the same protagonists, Roger and Helen, plus two new ones, Aubrey and Titania, but neither the new characters nor the double number of pages made this novel better. Just the opposite, I think the lo...
Allusion is not Illusion
Allusion is not Illusion rated it
I seem to be the only person to like Morley's first book, [b:Parnassus on Wheels|1001312|Parnassus on Wheels|Christopher Morley|http://d202m5krfqbpi5.cloudfront.net/books/1280197135s/1001312.jpg|847161], better than the sequel. I think it was mainly that I enjoyed Helen as a POV character better tha...
Kwoomac rated it
This book is a follow up to Morley's Parnassus on Wheels. Here rather than a traveling bookshop, the setting is a bricks and mortar shop in Brooklyn. I was definitely disappointed with this second book, starring the same characters. Where the first book made no mention of WWI, this book beat me over...
Maggie the Ranter
Maggie the Ranter rated it
just couldnt get past what seemed to be bibliophile quips
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