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The Last of the Mohicans

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Most Helpful Favorable Review

7 out of 11 people found this review helpful.

Wonderful

I read a chapter, and almost put it back on the shelf. But if you can make past the first two chapters, you won't be disappointed. After the slow beginning, the pace never slackens, and the characters and plot are engaging and lively.

posted by Anonymous on June 14, 2006

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2 out of 2 people found this review helpful.

I almost don't know what to make of this story. At times I hate

I almost don't know what to make of this story. At times I hated it but then there are other sections that I really loved. I enjoyed the character of Cora Munro and wish she said and did more in the book. I thought Cooper used way too much description when writing hi...
I almost don't know what to make of this story. At times I hated it but then there are other sections that I really loved. I enjoyed the character of Cora Munro and wish she said and did more in the book. I thought Cooper used way too much description when writing his scenes, and it distracted from the storyline. There are a lot of sections where he could have said the same thing in about half the time. The verbal assault he puts the reader through is annoying and it takes away from the actual plot. After reading the book I decided to watch the 1992 movie version, which surprisingly I enjoyed much more than the book. The movie isn't anything like the book, it has the same characters and the same overall plot, but other than that the movie has a totally different tone than the book did, and I think that's what appealed to my 21st Century brain. I'd recommend only if you want to broaden your knowledge of early American novelists and see just where American literature came from. If you're looking for pure entertainment, just watch the movie with Daniel Day Lewis.

posted by jenmurph21 on April 13, 2012

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 17, 2012

    This is the childrens edition

    Its abridged and its not the adult version. This one was made for kids to read.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 26, 2013

    darn

    could not read becasue of typos

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