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ユーザー レビュー  - Mitchell_Bergeson_Jr - LibraryThing

This is a magnificent novel. While not as good as his Lincoln (what could be?) it is a humorous and sarcastic venture through early American history. I watched an interview of Mr. Vidal a while ago ... レビュー全文を読む

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ユーザー レビュー  - DarthDeverell - LibraryThing

Gore Vidal's Burr: A Novel represents the best type of historical fiction. Vidal does not bind himself to historical fact except where it enhances the narrative, at times moving people through time or ... レビュー全文を読む

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ユーザー レビュー  - Borg-mx5 - LibraryThing

A wonderful novel. Well written, witty and sharp. Aaron Burr is a mythical person in American History. While this is a novel, you still derive insight in the man's character as well gaining an alternative view of American history. レビュー全文を読む

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ユーザー レビュー  - santhony - LibraryThing

This is my first Gore Vidal novel and I’m glad I finally got around to reading his work. This novel, as well as several others in a series (Lincoln, 1876 to name a couple) can best be described as ... レビュー全文を読む

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ユーザー レビュー  - dougwood57 - LibraryThing

Gore Vidal writes historical fiction with a sharp eye toward historical accuracy, but with the freedom granted by the genre to present history with a viewpoint. Aaron Burr provides an ample tableau ... レビュー全文を読む

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ユーザー レビュー  - wirkman - LibraryThing

A great romp of a book, dealing with one of the more enigmatic Founding Fathers, the man who did such great service to the nation by killing Alexander Hamilton in a duel. Vidal pulls out all the stops ... レビュー全文を読む

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ユーザー レビュー  - RodneyWelch - LibraryThing

Vidal at his absolute best. A page-turning historical novel that is both well-researched and brilliantly re-imagined; rich in character and lacerating in point of view. レビュー全文を読む

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ユーザー レビュー  - librken - LibraryThing

Absolutely fantastic. It gives a penetrating look at the frailties of our new republic and also serves as a touchstone to our current times. レビュー全文を読む


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