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Lascivious Bodies : A Sexual History of the Eighteenth Century
3.85
This should be a nice companion piece to the book I'm reading at the moment, The Making of Victorian Sexuality. Although it seems I'll be reading them ...more
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Mar 31, 2008
 
393
The Last Samurai
4.15
Abigail, have you read this? Apparently it's partly about learning obscure languages. Should be right up your alley. :-)
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Aug 29, 2008
 
397
Autumn Term (The Marlows, #1)
4.09
British boarding school drama that I missed when I was young and a boarding-school-drama addict. Thanks, Constance!
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Sep 03, 2008
 
418
Courtesans and Fishcakes: The Consuming Passions of Classical Athens
3.90
Treatise on what made the ancient Athenians tick. So far, so good.
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Feb 16, 2008
 
413
Napoleon in Egypt
4.02
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Sep 13, 2008
 
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Getting Stoned with Savages: A Trip Through the Islands of Fiji and Vanuatu
3.86
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Feb 16, 2008
 
7
The Sex Lives of Cannibals: Adrift in the Equatorial Pacific
3.86
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Feb 16, 2008
 
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Pale Fire
4.19
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Feb 16, 2008
 
10
Despair
3.93
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Feb 16, 2008
 
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Diary of a Genius
3.89
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Feb 16, 2008
 
14
The Sea of Fertility
4.38
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Feb 16, 2008
 
14
Inside the Seraglio: Private Lives of the Sultans in Istanbul
3.74
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Feb 16, 2008
 
14
Fight Club
4.19
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Feb 16, 2008
 
15
Orestes and Other Plays (Oxford World's Classics)
3.99
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Feb 16, 2008
 
18
The House of the Seven Gables
3.41
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Feb 16, 2008
 
18
Tales from Ovid: 24 Passages from the Metamorphoses
4.19
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Feb 16, 2008
 
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Me Talk Pretty One Day
3.95
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Feb 16, 2008
 
20
A Pale View of Hills
3.69
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Feb 16, 2008
 
20
The Campaigns of Alexander
4.07
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Feb 16, 2008
 
20
Crime and Punishment
4.15
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Feb 16, 2008
 
21
Special Topics in Calamity Physics
3.70
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Feb 16, 2008
 
22
The Places in Between
3.86
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Feb 16, 2008
 
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The Reef
3.65
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Feb 16, 2008
 
24
Soul Mountain
3.53
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Feb 16, 2008
 
25
The Yamato Dynasty: The Secret History of Japan's Imperial Family
3.82
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Feb 16, 2008
 
27
A Hundred and One Days: A Baghdad Journal
3.88
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Feb 16, 2008
 
29
The Eternal Husband and Other Stories
4.14
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Feb 16, 2008
 
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The Memory Palace of Matteo Ricci
3.75
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Feb 16, 2008
 
29
The Well-Beloved
3.52
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Feb 16, 2008
 
30
The Hall of a Thousand Columns: Hindustan to Malabar with Ibn Battutah
3.86
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Feb 16, 2008
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