Thread: MobileRead February 2012 - Run-Off Vote
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Old 02-13-2012, 04:54 AM   #51
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Originally Posted by issybird View Post
I've just dipped into it because I'm trying to do some deck-clearing first (books all over the place, material and virtual). I am entranced with how beautifully it is written. I hope that even if some don't like the story, that they find the language and imagery provide sufficient entertainment to make it worthwhile.
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I too liked the way it was written. They words really painted a picture. Unfortunately as soon as the people entered that picture and took over it I lost interest. Probably tells as much about me as about the book...
I agree. it is beautifully written, but so far (only 8% of the way in), it seems horribly trivial - reminds me of a victorian "manners" novel.
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