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Reviews about historical, literary, classic, and other fiction.  Miscellaneous book things.

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Possession by A. S. Byatt

Possession - A.S. Byatt

A very literary novel that requires a bit of patience (or some skimming). Well-written and the story was interesting throughout, though it got a bit heavy-handed with the crime/mystery angle near the end.