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smarjano made a comment Jul 27 2020
"Le point fort habituel de l'auteur, l'authenticité des lieux, manque dans ce roman, vu qu'il se situe sur une île imaginaire. Par contre, le roman n'a ni les outrances des événements de "N'oubliez jamais" ni le renversement trompeur de &..." Permalink
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smarjano made a comment Jun 26 2020
"Those accustomed to the short chapters and short sentences of the likes of Dan Brown will find Cooper's style stilted. But those who like to cosy up with their books and savour the worlds they evoke will enjoy the beautifully constructed sentences..." Permalink
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smarjano made a comment Jun 09 2020

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DVD - 2019
"Just like "Blade Runner", a director's cut of this movie should get rid of the cloying narration. And it should really be a cut! The whole Mayday scene should be left out as out of style - this is not a monster movie. Then the rest could..." Permalink
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smarjano made a comment Jun 02 2020
"As a previous reviewer very cleverly noted, Kate Atkinson has certainly read her John LeCarré. Some character names are lifted straight out of his novels, as is the depiction of Toby/Hazeldine (his last scene is George Smiley if ever there was one..." Permalink
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Jun 02 2020
"This is my first Kate Atkinson novel after hearing friends rave about her writing and I was disappointed - the main character Juliet Armstrong was not at all engaging. Beyond that, I was surprised that so many of her characters share names with ch..." Permalink
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