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Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Aeryth2u - Goodreads

My final research paper of university relied upon analysis of both Caleb Williams and Oliver Twist. Due to this unfortunate fact, I am incapable of writing an objective review. Caleb Williams deserves ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jeff - Goodreads

This novel presents an interesting perspective of the British class system, as it existed in the 18th century, to the modern reader. If nothing else it gives a fairly honest portrayal of the lack of ... Read full review

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User Review  - Jenny - Goodreads

Ok. So. I get that William Godwin basically wrote this so that more people would get familiar with his philosophy, but it's a little ridiculous. It did some new stuff with detective fiction and parts of it were quite good, but the ending is kind of inexplicable. It was ok. Read full review

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User Review  - Aisling - Goodreads

I thought that the story was good, but I found it difficult to read, to follow (lack of punctuation). I really enjoyed the story though and I felt for the characters. I hated Tyrell and Faulkland. I cried for Emily. Read full review

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User Review  - kasia - Goodreads

Interesting from a literary history/theoretical perspective, but otherwise pretty dull. Caleb Williams is the story of a young servant who becomes very curious about his master's past. He ends up ... Read full review

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User Review  - Amy - Goodreads

It started off wonderfully well (Godwin has a particularly captivating writing style, especially for the period) but petered out towards the end in terms of keeping my attention. If you're looking for ... Read full review

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User Review  - Adrian Hunt - Goodreads

Episodic novel covering the trials of a young man in eighteenth century England at the mercy of a tyrannical landlord. Hard work at times but an interesting portrait of Georgian England. Read full review

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User Review  - Hollie Biden - Goodreads

Good when looking at gender relations, class relations and politics Read full review

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User Review  - Steven - Goodreads

Squires. Murder. Philosophy. Slow. Steady. Moving on. Read full review

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User Review  - Jay - Goodreads

Tough read, a bit on the long side. But it has some great ideas in it and I wouldn't expect any less of a book composed in such a turbulent time. Work a look definitely. Read full review


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