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When We Were Orphans

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Not as good as his others

16 years, 9 months ago at May 17 15:28
I did not like this book as much as I liked the Remains of the Day and Never Let Me Go, I did not feel interested in the story until I was nearing the end, I don't think I would have continued on had I not enjoyed his previous books I'd read.

I really didn't care for the main character, Christopher. at all (I don't think you were supposed to) seemed he wasn't as well liked by the ot... read more
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Manufacturer: Faber and Faber
Release date: 5 March 2001
ISBN-10 : 057120516X | ISBN-13: 9780571205165
Tags: Fiction (3), China (2), War (2), Detective (2), London (2), Orphan (2), Drugs (1), England (1), Novel (1), Historical Fiction (1), Communism (1), Library (1), Affair (1), Shanghai (1), Unreliable Narrator (1), Opium (1)
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