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A friend recently called to let me know that I had misspelled “Beatles” in my novel. This particular friend was practically exultant over catching the error. Years ago, while helping him move, I’d found a cardboard box he’d labeled “Winter cloths” and had some fun at his expense. He thought that catching my spelling,“Beetles,” for the bugs not the band, was almost payback.

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"This book had me hooked from the very beginning. The characters are so real, so human. At the beginning the story is told from the viewpoint of Maria who lives in the French Concession in Shanghai with her mother Olena and her father Sergei and he..." Read more of this review »
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"This book was an incredible reading experience! In a way, the story resembles the Matryoshka doll, one placed inside another, with one being as beautiful as the one previous. This book is an amazing story, worth picking up, worth reading and worth..." Read more of this review »
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“She was familiar with this immaterial hunger. There had been times when her entire life had seemed characterized by this craving. By this compelling, incessant desire for something. Maybe it was like that for everyone. Surely it was for some people. It was the reason they ate too much, drank too much, and became deliberately self-destructive. But what was it they wanted? Was it different for everyone? And what was she really craving?”
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“That is the flip side, you see, to laissez-faire parenting. It succeeds or not, throughout the animal kingdom as it does with humans, in direct relationship to the strength of the offspring. Some of us don’t need very much. Some of us need a lot.”
Cynthia Rogers Parks, Houses: a novel

“She was familiar with this immaterial hunger. There had been times when her entire life had seemed characterized by this craving. By this compelling, incessant desire for something. Maybe it was like that for everyone. Surely it was for some people. It was the reason they ate too much, drank too much, and became deliberately self-destructive. But what was it they wanted? Was it different for everyone? And what was she really craving?”
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“That is the flip side, you see, to laissez-faire parenting. It succeeds or not, throughout the animal kingdom as it does with humans, in direct relationship to the strength of the offspring. Some of us don’t need very much. Some of us need a lot.”
Cynthia Rogers Parks, Houses: a novel

“She was familiar with this immaterial hunger. There had been times when her entire life had seemed characterized by this craving. By this compelling, incessant desire for something. Maybe it was like that for everyone. Surely it was for some people. It was the reason they ate too much, drank too much, and became deliberately self-destructive. But what was it they wanted? Was it different for everyone? And what was she really craving?”
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