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User Review  - stephxsu - LibraryThing

Gah. I wish I had been able to finish this, but in the end I couldn't do it. Everything about this book is derivative--the premise, the plot, the characters--only it's not even an enjoyable kind of ... Read full review

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User Review  - RachelWeaver - LibraryThing

I really resent the time I spent on this book. I don't know what I was thinking. I had read a couple hundred pages of this book on a trip a few years ago and never got around to picking it back up ... Read full review

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User Review  - zenamidievel - LibraryThing

I saw this referenced as one of many people's favorite books on a message board. I started it and had trouble making myself finish it. It was predictable and none of the characters were likeable or intriquing. I couldn't care about any of them, what they did or what happened to them. Read full review

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User Review  - DonQuijote - LibraryThing

Grossly over-rated. I had heard so much about this book - I wasn't just disappointed, I actively hated it. The first part was well constructed if a little contrived. But by then the rest of the story was bleeding obvious, so reading it I felt "so what? I worked that out already" Read full review

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User Review  - dortheabooks - LibraryThing

One of the most overrated books I've ever read. Read full review

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User Review  - feralchicken - LibraryThing

I found this book difficult to read; I could not empathise with the characters and it was a real struggle to get through the story. Read full review

Review: The Secret History

User Review  - RJ Astruc - Goodreads

What a load of pretentious bum-poo. The Secret History is the story of a bunch of dull but preternaturally beautiful super-nerds who study subjects no one cares about at a fantasy university where the ... Read full review


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