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User Review  - stillatim - LibraryThing

Kind of like watching acid eat into a nice painting- slow, sometimes pleasurably excruciating (look! it's spreading to her eyes!), sometimes just dull. I admit I read this because I felt that I ought ... Read full review

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User Review  - technodiabla - LibraryThing

This book starts out painfully slow and the old-school English sentence structure is really tedious until you get into the rhythm. Turns out the style suits the story perfectly. Better yet, the story ... Read full review

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User Review  - flourishing - LibraryThing

I've heard this book touted as a 'perfect' novel, and I have to say, I think that's true. It's taut, gripping, and endlessly fascinating - despite the fact that it relies on sexist underpinnings, it ... Read full review

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User Review  - KromesTomes - LibraryThing

Somewhat dated ... some "old-fashioned" racism that may be actually used to show a negative for a character ... some of that double-reverse English understatement-type stuff ... Read full review

Review: The Good Soldier

User Review  - Victoria Young - Goodreads

The Good Soldier is an amazing feat of plot construction. This is the best example of how an unreliable narrator (John Dowell) and fragmentary plot can be used to reveal intricacies of character that ... Read full review

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User Review  - Schmerguls - LibraryThing

This is a very carefully constructed book, with more subltity of character deliniation than I've seen in a long time Read full review

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