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0428 | Cecilia | Fanny Burney

Absolutely awful, long-winded and over-elaborate. The novel doesn’t deserve a lengthier review than that. Evelina was bad enough, but Burney has yet another novel,  Camilla, on the 1001 list. If…

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0408 | Pamela | Samuel Richardson

Start to finish: badly-written, moralising drivel. If this book hadn’t been as influential as it had been, this would probably have received my lowest rating. It did however prove inspirational…