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The story for each character is compelling and is told in wonderful prose.
Enjoyed the characters in this book and their different stories but unfortunately the ending was a bit disappointing and could have been better.
While the title of Lanchester's novel is _Capital_, and while the title makes perfect sense, an equally appropriate title might be _London_.
Starts slow and ponderous but keep at it and you will be swept up in this slice of life story.Published 2 days ago by Linda Kroner
found this to be predictable. There was almost no style of writing and I abandoned it after about a third of the way through. Something I rarely do.Published 16 days ago by susansteele
I was really excited to read this type of story-- a narrative on different people leading up to the financial crisis. But by about page 175, it wore on. Read morePublished 1 month ago by ibernstein
Fascinating idea, enhanced by smooth and enjoyable writing. I'll now head off to try another (or two) of Mr Lanchester's books.Published 1 month ago by RicShears
Capital is well-written and occasionally insightful, but I have difficulty with stories that aren'r really stories in the ordinary sense of the word. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Jon Craig
Enjoyed reading it. It's a great mix of some history (who has been living in the different houses), keen observation of social behaviours (what do you do if you have too much... Read morePublished 1 month ago by willem vg
This is a beautifully written contemporary story of several diverse characters who are all linked to a particular London residential street. Read morePublished 3 months ago by Roy M Clark