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Review: Caleb Williams

User Review  - Bill Kerwin - Goodreads

This is an excellent early English novel, and deserves a wider readership. It is at once a detective novel, a suspenseful tale of pursuit and escape, a psychological study of obsession, a political ... Read full review

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User Review  - Terri - Goodreads

How does one change society if everyone is invested in the status quo? This novel questions the mechanism that place one person above another and the corruption that is in place to maintain the status quo Read full review

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User Review  - Debra Garcia - Goodreads

I picked this book from a list of 100 best horror of all time, and so it was quite different than I expected from a "horror" book. Unfortunately, I see how something like this can happen even today. Powerful people like to maintain their power. Read full review

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User Review  - Jason Katz - Goodreads

How is this book not better known? It's epic. It's thrilling. It's very clearly an inspiration for the novel Frankenstein, probably in the questionable reliability of the narrator, and definitely in ... Read full review

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User Review  - Justin Lau - Goodreads

A remarkably thrilling and engrossing political-mystery novel that is eerily contemporary in its presentation of the psychological complexities of humankind. But then again, I suspect it seems contemporary because the corruptness of human nature has always remained unchanged. Read full review

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User Review  - Issicratea - Goodreads

I don't often read eighteenth-century novels but I generally enjoy them when I do; they're such curious hybrids, foreshadowing the modern novel in some ways, but with one foot still firmly in earlier ... Read full review

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User Review  - Richard Harries - Goodreads

Pretty average book on a quest for justice in response to the liberal ideas following the french revolution. Read full review

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User Review  - Sophie Diamond - Goodreads

Categorically the worst story I've ever read. Long, boring and the author's point is rescinded at the end. Don't read, it'll bore your socks off. Read full review

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User Review  - Samantha Glasser - Goodreads

Read this book for free through Project Gutenberg: http://www.gutenberg.org/files/11323/... Read full review

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User Review  - Andrea - Goodreads

In the midst of a dispute about what is most important in a work of fiction between the object of the narrative and the way in which that object is narrated, I found myself reading this late ... Read full review

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