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Christina Manolescu

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Christina Manolescu is a teacher, author, publishing consultant, editor and translator. Her published work, including non-fiction and translation, has appeared in local newspapers, educational and literary journals, technical publications, special interest newsletters, and closed captioning for feature films.

Her self-published illustrated poetry and prize-winning fiction have appeared in print, on the web, and on cassette tape/CD under the imprint, Prince Chameleon Press: http://www.princechameleon.com.
She has been guest visitor and panelist for various organizations and primary schools both in Canada and the U.K. to stage readings and answer questions about her work. As an active member of the Small Press Group of Britain, she helped organ
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Baglady (Literature & Fiction)
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Description: Dark humour with a light touch. A finely written comic saga, populated by a wild and eccentric cast of characters; a feminine memoir of disfranchisement and defiance.

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Selected Letters by Marie de Rabutin-Chantal de...
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Becomes a fascinating read, once you have immmersed yourself in this extravagant bygone world and become acquainted with the historical characters of the age of Louis XIV, many of whom Madame de Sévigné knew personally. Many passages in these letters ...more
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Sunshine Sketches of a Little Town by Stephen Leacock
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I finally read this Canadian Classic after I watched the wonderful musical TV version that was recently aired, I believe, on CBC. Interestingly, the author was from Britain originally, a transplanted Canadian, as am I. As such, I recognize the wry hu ...more
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Lights Out by Mark Steyn
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Vintage Mark Steyn, erudition, opinion and humour, always a treat!
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Climate Change by Alan Moran
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A refreshing read! A valuable overview of diverse technical knowledge in the field. This book presents a heavyweight lineup of dissenting scientific voices to the current perceived wisdom of the dangers of global warming and its new all-purpose mantr ...more
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Les Miserables;volume I & II by Victor Hugo
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First, my tribute to the English translator of Les Miserables, whose name could be found nowhere on the old edition I read in two separate volumes. Apart from a few spots among the enormously lengthy text, where I was tempted to leap in and offer my ...more
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The Celts by Frank Delaney
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Engaging and exquisite language that manages to capture and present to the reader something as intangible and evanescent as Celtic culture, literature and history.
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The Immoralist by André Gide
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Despite the confessional tone of the narrative, the many fine lyrical descriptions of Nature, the first-person account of a restless pursuit of who knows what exactly ... to me, the story became flat and one-dimensional, going on mostly deep inside t ...more
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Selected Poems of Rainer Maria Rilke by Rainer Maria Rilke
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