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rab1953 made a comment Nov 07 2020
"I think I like Dickens’ truly comedic books more than his melodramas. This one does have many of his engaging features, like situations that evoke a reader’s sympathies, characters so bad that they become villainous archetypes, and settings that m..." Permalink
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rab1953 made a comment Jul 31 2020
"I am in awe of Ann-Marie MacDonald. She brings together so many current themes, makes them dramatic, and makes them matter to me as a reader in a fluid and coherent storyline. Some elements of the story are intensely uncomfortable, and they are in..." Permalink
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rab1953 rated a title Jul 31 2020
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rab1953 made a comment Jul 16 2020
"In spite of my admiration for Atwood’s writing and her thinking, I could not get to like The Testaments. If I’m being generous, I place it in a category of political satires like those of Jonathon Swift – the interest is in the ideas, but less so ..." Permalink
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