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I was recommended this book by a friend. I think the reason why it's considered a classic is that a fair bit of thought seems to have gone into it and perhaps because it's written by a famous author. I don't really like the prose, I don't like the story, and the characters are largely caricatures and unrelatable. It does, however, provide lots of entertainment, particularly if you're interested in the period and don't mind the obsolete language, but all in all it falls short of my expectations.
01/11/2019
Peter Darley - Writing a TV Series You Can Only Read
FEATURED AUTHOR - Peter Darley (P.D. to his friends) is a British novelist, whose professional history is in showbusiness. His lifelong admiration of heroes, and love of roller-coaster-style thrills have been a huge influence on his writings. As our Author of the Day, Darley tells us all about his latest novel, Hold On! Please give us a short introduction to what Hold On! is about. Hold On! began as a unique experiment. I didn’t have the $50 million or so to make the TV series, so I opted for ‘The TV Series… Read more