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Maurice
3.98
A bit of a slog, but fascinating to see a gay novel written so long ago - the book was written during 1913 and 1914, but because of its homosexual sub ...more
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Aug 24, 2009
 
The Blood Doctor
3.49
This is one of Ruth Rendell's Barbara Vine books. Under her own name, Rendell writes some oftentimes very good mysteries. The Barbara Vine books are m ...more
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Aug 24, 2009
 
North from Calcutta
3.62
A gripping story ripped from today's headlines. A web of murder, intrigue and deceit that stretches from the palaces of Pakistan to the slumbs of Bang ...more
not set
Aug 24, 2009
 
Some Buried Caesar (Nero Wolfe, #6)
4.13
A car breakdown strands Stouts fat detective, Nero Wolfe, and his assistant Archie, in the middle of a private pasture, and a family fued over a prize ...more
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Aug 24, 2009
 
Original Sin (Adam Dalgliesh, #9)
3.85
Innocent House, occupied by Britain's oldest publisher. Someone kills the ruthless managing director, Gerard Etienne and jams the office mascot, a stu ...more
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Aug 24, 2009
 
Windy City Blues
3.76
A collection of short stories from the veteran author. Mostly enjoyable. To my surprise, one of them was lesbian themed. I find her novels are sometim ...more
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Aug 24, 2009
 
Anna's Book
4.01
Another Ruth Rendell/Barbara Vine novel. This one is better than the last, Blood Doctor, but I could not help but think of the infamous review by Ambr ...more
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Aug 24, 2009
 
Blood Shot (V.I. Warshawski, #5)
3.98
Not Paretsky's best detective novel by far, but a pleasant evening's diversion nonetheless. Probably better suited to hardcore fans.
not set
Aug 24, 2009
 
Island Song
4.17
A haunting beautiful tale of love and redemption, set against an exquisitely evoked island setting.
not set
Aug 24, 2009
 
Bristlecone Peak
3.88
The book is as full of holes as a hunk of Swiss cheese, but it's such a light hearted romp and the gay cowboy protagonists are such a spirited bunch, ...more
Aug 2008
Aug 23, 2008
 
Strictly Personal
3.50
I've read this before; it's a narrative about Mr. Maugham's experiences in France and England in the early days of WW II - I find his stories very amu ...more
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Aug 23, 2008
 
The Crystal Cave (Arthurian Saga, #1)
4.11
Ms. Stewart has a great style and a unique sense of place. When in need of something to read, I often pick up one of her novels and read it again.
not set
Aug 23, 2008
 
Snow Moon Rising
4.41
An absorbing novel of the persecution of the Roma by the Nazis during WW II.
Jun 2007
Aug 23, 2008
 
Songs in the Static
0.00
lovely poetry filled with exquisite sentiments and images
Aug 2008
Aug 23, 2008
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