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I wanted to like this book. After all, it was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize. Though I tried, I had to stop and start reading another book as a break. Read morePublished 1 month ago by Ada Ardor
Long time ago but I got several copies of this book from you to share with other friends whom I thought would have a good experience with the booklPublished 5 months ago by Barbara A. Bauer
I really liked this book and have long since given away my copy. There are a handful of books I will read every several years and this will now be one of them, so I am back to buy... Read morePublished 8 months ago by M. Daniels
This book is good, maybe great. It is long-winded at times but im a masochist when it comes to reading. I really enjoy novels that will make me work, and think. Read morePublished 23 months ago by Paradoxofthemustache.
The hype about the book is too much.
Subject is fine but words and sentences used are difficult to follow and take the pleasure out of reading
As a lover of historical fiction, I appreciated that this story took place, pre-WWI to the 1960s, at a English beach vacation place as well as Coney Island in NYC. Read morePublished on February 1, 2013 by Joe Hohmann
Hall's novel tells the story of Cyril "Cy" Parks, a young man from the northern English resort town of Morecambe. Read morePublished on January 31, 2013 by Peter Mathews
This review is coming from a casual reader -- one who enjoys a good story, but doesn't necessarily need to pick things apart and analyze the who/what/why -- even when a book could... Read morePublished on January 5, 2011 by Dianna Setterfield
The Electric Michaelangelo was just ok....I thought that it would have been a lot more interesting than it was... Read morePublished on October 13, 2010 by KH