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May 31, 2004



I read it years ago and was wondering if I should revisit it, as I'm on a bit of a historical fiction jag. Thanks for helping me to make up my mind.

Mr Ripley

John Barth, who claims some authority to talk about such novels, didn't care for it either, IIRC. Wonder what he thinks of Water Music.


Since you've persuaded us not to read this book, maybe you can tell us what the icky sex consisted of.

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