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Helpful votes received on reviews: 84% (89 of 106)
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Top Reviewer Ranking: 27,277 - Total Helpful Votes: 89 of 106
Man Who Loved His Wife, The (Femmes Fatales) by Vera Caspary
1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
Complicated, surprising, and every bit as good as I've come to expect from Caspary
Return to Night: A Virago Modern Classic (VMC) by Mary Renault
0 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars I loved this book, 27 Aug 2014
I loved this book. There are times when the symbolism feels a bit heavy handed - Freud hasn't stood the test of time do well, but everything else works brilliantly. This is the first book I'd read in a while where I could hardly bare to put it down with the result that I got through its 400+ pages in 2 sittings - there's something very exciting about finding such a page turner. Plot wise a love story between an older woman and young man still feels like it would carry the same sort of taboos as it did in 1946, Renault does a very convincing job of showing why this initially mismatched couple are drawn to each other and what the pressures will be on their relationship. The mother is superbly… Read more
Trowie Mound Murders (Cass Lynch Mysteries Book 2) by Marsali Taylor
1 of 2 people found the following review helpful
The Shetland landscape really comes alive, the sailing details are fun, and there's a real sense of tension in the book . Thouroughly enjoyed this one.

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