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Winter's Tale - Mark Helprin
Winter's Tale
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3.60 75
Format: hardcover
ISBN: 9780151972036 (0151972036)
ASIN: 151972036
Publisher: Harcourt Brace Jovanovich
Pages no: 673
Edition language: English
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StevenPerry rated it
My favorite contemporary fantasy after Gormenghast and Little, Big. The sort of big, yet grounded achievement you don't see too much outside of the Latin American magic realists. Superb, funny, awe-inspiring.
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Seanachie: A Boston Irish Storyteller and Part-Time Shaman rated it
3.0 Winter's Tale
inventive but much longer than it needed to be.
Denise rated it
0.5 Winter's Tale (DNF at 10%)
Basically we all knew this was coming. This book has the honor of being one of the few books in my life that I have given up on. I usually don't give up easily but I work too hard and am too busy to waste my time trying to slog through this book. The book jumps around too much to really become inter...
Bloodorange rated it
0.0 Winter's Tale
Life is really too short to read this: I stopped at 32%, but I could feel a two-star rating coming. Helprin's writing is so flowery, so kitchy, so over the top, it's nearly hypnotic. Every half-informative sentence sprouts a completely superfluous one:Rum, champagne, cakes, and roasts were everywher...
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Read With ME (207) rated it
3.0 Winter's Tale
Disappointing but not awful...it was a little bit out there and hard to follow and the conclusion didn't really tie up all the loose ends with much of an explanation, so I wasn't really satisfied with this book. Although it did hold my attention but ultimately left me disappointed.
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