V. Mullen

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Helpful votes received on reviews: 73% (11 of 15)
Location: Notts, Uk
 

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Top Reviewer Ranking: 4,704,381 - Total Helpful Votes: 11 of 15
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
Pride and Prejudice by Jane Austen
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
Love this book,one of the great English classics, so I don't think I need to do its literary merit justice here. This was the first book I downloaded onto Kindle and found it an easy and convenient way of reading whilst commuting to work. The only major bugbear I have is this...what's WITH ALL the CAPITALS?!! I'm sure when I read it in old-fashioned print form, it didn't include a capitalised word every five minutes - did ladies and gentlemen in the 17th century go around randomly shouting at each other every few words or so? The worst part was when Mr. Darcy gives his first heart-rending indication to Elizabeth that he loves her - which was ruined by the capitalization. "If you WILL thank… Read more
Anita and Me by Meera Syal
Anita and Me by Meera Syal
10 of 13 people found the following review helpful
I read this at fifteen and was totally stunned- I love how the 10 year old narrator sees her world and has a unique take on seemingly mundane events of her life! It also made me laugh out loud- Syal in her writing, knows how to have a laugh. In reference to the reviewer who taught this in his class- if any book is taught in a classroom people are inevitably going to find fault with it- this shouldn't detract from how worthwhile this book is. The story as a whole works very well and rather than the main character seeming being too old for her age- what struck me is how the author paints such an accurate picture of a ten year old- who sees the world without the moral scruples of an adult- she… Read more

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