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The Luminaries
The Luminaries
Author: Eleanor Catton
On a blustery January day, a prostitute is arrested. In the midst of the 1866 gold rush on the coast of New Zealand, this might have gone unnoticed. But three notable events occur on that same day: a luckless drunk dies, a wealthy man vanishes, and a ship's captain of ill repute cancels all of his business and weighs anchor, as if making an ...  more »
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ISBN-13: 9780316074315
ISBN-10: 0316074314
Publication Date: 10/15/2013
Pages: 832
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3.5 stars, based on 16 ratings
Publisher: Little, Brown and Company
Book Type: Hardcover
Other Versions: Paperback, Audio CD
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I just can't do it. I read a lot of complex novels, but I can't get through this one. I think I can't find one single character that I find at all appealing. I am only on page 150 of 800 or so. But I have to put it down.
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