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Books read in 2007

A. S. Mead "aoudasophie"
 
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe: And Other Stories
The Ballad of the Sad Cafe: And Other Stories
"Title story is wonderful"
The Shadow Of The Wind
The Shadow Of The Wind
"Good story, Not one of my favourite books though."
Fin De Partie
Fin De Partie
"Read this for my French course...in English it is 'Endgame'"
An Unquiet Mind
An Unquiet Mind
"Story of struggle against manic depression. Interesting insight."
Fictions
Fictions
"If I remember correctly my favourite story was 'The Circular Ruins'"
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
"Disappointing, and in parts ridiculous. I wouldn't recommend it."
The English Patient
The English Patient
"A beautiful, beautiful book."
The God of Small Things
The God of Small Things
"Another beautifully crafted book."
Les Belles Images (Flamingo)
Les Belles Images (Flamingo)
"I love S de B but this is not one of my favourites."
The Waves (Wordsworth Classics)
The Waves (Wordsworth Classics)
"Another beautiful book!"
All Men Are Mortal (VMC)
All Men Are Mortal (VMC)
"Still love S de B, but really didn't like this one!"
The Secret History
The Secret History
"Brilliant brilliant gripping storytelling."
Anna Karenina (Wordsworth Classics)
Anna Karenina (Wordsworth Classics)
"Lovely, if rather long!"
Virginia Woolf: An Inner Life
Virginia Woolf: An Inner Life
"Fascinating. Focusses very much on her works as well as her."
Love in the Time of Cholera
Love in the Time of Cholera
"Wonderful."
Une Vie: Maupassant: Une Vie
Une Vie: Maupassant: Une Vie
"Easy to read as practice for someone who is not fluent in French."
Women in Love (Penguin Popular Classics)
Women in Love (Penguin Popular Classics)
"Didn't enjoy this one hugely."
Norwegian Wood
Norwegian Wood
"Good, but I wasn't bowled over."
The Yellow Wallpaper (Dover Thrift Editions)
The Yellow Wallpaper (Dover Thrift Editions)
"Fantastic writing. Crawls through your skin."
One Hundred Years of Solitude
One Hundred Years of Solitude
"Typical fabulous Marquez."
Story Of O
Story Of O
"Wouldn't really recommend it. Film version is dreadful by the way."
Down and Out in Paris and London (Essential Penguin)
Down and Out in Paris and London (Essential Penguin)
"Good stuff."
Delta of Venus (Penguin Modern Classics)
Delta of Venus (Penguin Modern Classics)
"Quite good; not riveting"
Saturday
Saturday
"Love McEwan but I hate Saturday"
Atonement
Atonement
"Lovely book, lovely film"