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The Pleasing Hour

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 1, 2013

    How much does this cost


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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 25, 2000

    Not Terrible

    This is probably best read on the beach or on a plane - definitely leisure reading. Lily King is skillful at storytelling and her imagery is rich. I wouldn't say that this is the best book I've ever read, but it was definitely enjoyable. The story is disjointed at times and some of the relationships between the characters aren't so clear. It doesn't make so much sense why Nicole is so resentful of Rosie, even from their first meeting. Also, I didn't see as many direct similarities between these two characters as King seemed to be trying to create. The bull fighting scene is excellent - probably the best in the book.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 12, 2000

    Not that great!!!

    When I started this book I was excited. Then it became confusing. Too many characters. I liked Rosie and understod why she ran however I think that could have been developed a little more. I wanted to find out what happened at home. I finished the book a few days ago and can't remember the ending.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted March 30, 2000

    Great American Novel or Chessy Romance Novel

    The Pleasing Hour was an excellent novel for the first 45 pages, but as you got deeper in the book it became harder and harder to keep track of all the characters and how they were linked to eachother. Toward the end of the book it becomes more of a chessy romance novel as Rosie tries to find herself. The book is much more fitting for an older reader, definitly not a 13 or 14 year old. I am not completely dissing the book because I think if I was older and had expeirenced more of life I would have gotten so much more out of it. I am not dissing Lily King I think this book shows promise for her writting abilities.

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