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Copyright 1995 Reed Business Information, Inc.
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Sorry, could not quite finish it. No question about the sophistication of this novel novel, just the masterwork of an extremely literate man. My quibble? Read morePublished 18 hours ago by Teh Arbitrageur
Intensely deep and witty. Fast paced diction. A must for a literature aficionado.Published 1 day ago by Kathryn gonzales
I wish I could give it no stars. I am not even sure what it is supposed to be? It is a moot point since I do not care. Read morePublished 1 day ago by Steven Insinna
Amazing writer. Tough read but enjoyable in parts. Worth the effort to see writer's amazing insight into everyday life.Published 5 days ago by Alexander A Madalis
When I pick it up to read, I enjoy it because it is so different from any novel I've read before. I will admit, though, that if I have anything else to read, I will do that rather... Read morePublished 7 days ago by kona
(Spoiler alert, some stuff is revealed in these sentences). I highly recommend this book. The book covers a horrendous cast of characters and perspectives on the hollowness of the... Read morePublished 8 days ago by Dale Paige
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i'm wondering the same thing.
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Mainly, "LOOK, WE'RE SWIMMING IN TERRITORY ALREADY, HAVE A LOOK AT AN ATLAS WHY DON'T YOU"
Jan 22, 2012 by K. Mann | See all 3 posts
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The endnotes show up in the text as little superscript numbers. You use the 5-way controller on the Kindle to go to that line and place, and click it to read the endnote. Then you press the back button to get back to the main text.
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