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Vintage but too pricey

I've been there to look for old Famous Five by Enid Blyton. Only a few left at that time. Each cost... read more

Reviewed September 18, 2018
MilaM1009
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Kuala Lumpur, Malaysia
Overpriced books

The books are overpriced, if you are looking for cheap books shop around that area, where most... read more

Reviewed May 31, 2016
NikK153
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18 Sep 2018
“Vintage but too pricey”
31 May 2016
“Overpriced books”
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Reviewed September 18, 2018

I've been there to look for old Famous Five by Enid Blyton. Only a few left at that time. Each cost about RM 40 per book. I'm shocked but still buy it anyway as I love Famous Five series so much. The other books are...More

Date of experience: October 2017
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Reviewed May 31, 2016

The books are overpriced, if you are looking for cheap books shop around that area, where most shops do not put ads on the internet but offer better bargain. Some good collections of literature titles though.

Date of experience: May 2016
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Reviewed May 7, 2016

i was stoked when i found this place even exist ! in Malaysia ?!! But to be fair , most of the books are too overpriced. It's a tourist trap for sure but as a fellow Malaysian myself , i rather order book from kinokuniya...More

Date of experience: April 2016
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Reviewed January 29, 2016

I was excited to find out about this store, and as a collector of old stuff in general I expected to find some bargains there. Mostly was looking for old postcards/ records/ books. There was one lady who was very helpful and took me all...More

Date of experience: January 2016
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Reviewed October 19, 2015 via mobile

My favorite place in KL. This little store is full of second hand books all piled up! All english, perfect for travellers. You can find any cstegory you want fiction, non-fiction, comic, astrology, spiritual, business, self-help. They are around 40 RM. If you explain what...More

Date of experience: October 2015
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Reviewed August 29, 2015

Interesting and varied collection of old books and magazines. Books plastic wrapped and are organised by topic and author Packed from floor to ceiling. The staff are very helpful and prices are reasonable. Two block walk from Stesen Masjid Jamek (LRT Masjid Jamek).

Date of experience: August 2015
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Reviewed July 30, 2015

The Junk Book Store is a most unusual place, well worth a visit if you are in KL and like secondhand books. The owners have packed the shop to the rafters with books, there is just about room for you to move around, and search...More

Date of experience: May 2015
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