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User Review  - Cheryl.Russell - LibraryThing

"The Seven Basic Plots Why We Tell Stories" by Christopher Booker is, at over 700 pages, overwhelming at times. Overall, I see it more as a textbook. It goes into great detail about what he considers ... Read full review

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User Review  - texascheeseman - LibraryThing

The Seven Basic Plots Author: Christopher Booker Publisher: Continuum International Publishing Group Published In: New York City, NY / London, UK Read full review

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User Review  - JMJ_Williamson - LibraryThing

This is quite an academic tombstone of a book to read. I enjoyed it, but it will not be everyone's choice. If you're looking for a practical guide on story structure this is not it. There are lots of ... Read full review

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User Review  - JessicaRydill - LibraryThing

A fascinating but infuriating book which requires one to accept the premise that Jungian archetypes form the only satisfying basis for a narrative. This premise is explored through the means of ... Read full review

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User Review  - hannahbond - LibraryThing

The premise of this book -- that all stories, from classics to modern movies, follow seven basic plots -- is intriguing. Booker has compiled a lot of examples to illustrate his analysis, and the ... Read full review

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User Review  - ElectricRay - LibraryThing

This book, which by all accounts has taken Christopher Booker 30 years to write, isn't the first attempt to distil all of storytelling down to a few archetypes. I dare say it won't be the last, either ... Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Read the prologue, and the reviews, and decided it's not for me, sorry. Especially as one reviewer said, 'repetitive' and 'unfalsifiable.' Read full review

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User Review  - Cheryl_in_CC_NV - LibraryThing

Read the prologue, and the reviews, and decided it's not for me, sorry. Especially as one reviewer said, 'repetitive' and 'unfalsifiable.' Read full review

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User Review  - beabatllori - LibraryThing

OMFSM THIS BOOK EXISTS Read full review

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User Review  - AlCracka - LibraryThing

Uh...okay? Check some reviews on this, and also wait until Janice George finishes and see what she thinks. Read full review


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