Lois Scouten




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Lois Scouten is a graduate of Queen's University, Kingston, Canada. Her Bachelor of Arts and Master of Arts degrees, earned at that university, focused on English, Latin, and classical literature. She has taught English and Latin to high school students and English as a second language to adult immigrants. Scouten, who lives in Toronto, Canada, is currently studying Tacitus and Suetonius, as well as Josephus' account of the career of Herod Agrippa.

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Daddy's Little Girl by Mary Higgins Clark
Daddy's Little Girl
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A story of a young woman determined to see that the monster who beat her older sister to death with a car jack doesn't get away with it. Her resolute pursuit of evidence in the face of local opposition is certainly interesting, as is her inner battle ...more
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Escape from Hell by Larry Niven
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A fantasy based on Dante's Inferno and influenced by C.S. Lewis's short novel The Great Divorce. The writers feel that Hell must have a constructive purpose, that some of its inmates may learn lessons and finally be saved. For example, the poet Sylvi ...more
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Sarah's Key by Tatiana de Rosnay
Sarah's Key
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A sad story, shifting between the time of the Nazi occupation of Paris and a period close to the present, when the American wife of a proud French gentleman discovers the story of the Jewish family who had occupied an apartment which was later taken ...more
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Lavinia by Ursula K. Le Guin
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Narrated by Lavinia of Latium, who becomes the Italian bride of Aeneas in Virgil's Aeneid. She is vividly and sympathetically imagined by the author, who gives us a fascinating picture of life as it may have been when the hero and his Trojan refugees ...more
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The Kingmaker's Daughter by Philippa Gregory
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About Anne Neville, the daughter of the Earl of Warwick, a brave and clever man whose ambitious intrigues lead him to frequent shifts of loyalty, complicating the lives of his daughters. Anne's persistent justifying of her father's every move is exas ...more
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The Lady of the Rivers by Philippa Gregory
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About Jacquetta, the mother of Queen Elizabeth Woodville. She is a beautiful devoted wife and prolific mother, frequently suspected of being a witch. Her story is sad, and she has the reader's sympathy.
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The Six Wives of Henry VIII by Alison Weir
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A serious and very interesting biography.
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Innocent Traitor by Alison Weir
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The story of tragic Lady Jane Grey, made queen against her will and later sent to the block. It is narrated by several characters, including young Jane herself. I think it's worth a 5 star rating.
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The Independence of Miss Mary Bennet by Colleen McCullough
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Gives new life, beauty and personality to Mary, the bookworm sister, but some of the other leading characters conceived by Austen are treated somewhat cynically, and the Wickham couple receives no sympathy from the author.
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