A Lady Cyclist's Guide to Kashgar
Like "Major Pettigrew's Last Stand "or "The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society," a wondrous, richly conceived, irresistible debut novel that sweeps the reader away to a different world.
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LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - gendeg - LibraryThing
Julian Barnes does melancholy and grief with such beautiful restraint, and not the kind that comes off as self-denying or repressed but, instead, feels sacred. There is distance and privacy. He writes ... Read full review
LibraryThing ReviewUser Review - librisissimo - LibraryThing
Substance: What should be an interesting view of the central Asian world of the early 1920s was marred for me by a cast I did not care for and a tawdry exposition. Style: Chapters alternate between the 1920s cast and the contemporary descendants of some. The writing is okay but not outstanding. Read full review