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Amazing Disgrace
3.77
As below or at http://www.acommonreader.org.uk/2008/... those who read and enjoyed Cooking with Fernet Branca, this will be a welcome sequel. Gerald S...more
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Dec 14, 2011
 
The Magic Mountain
4.12
Read at my blog http://southcoastsounds.org.uk/wordpr... or as below[return][return]I have wanted to read this book for a long time, and decided to ta...more
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Dec 14, 2011
 
A Night At The Majestic
3.32
This book makes a very useful addition to the large number of books about Marcel Proust and his times. It is very readable, and successfully and enter...more
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Dec 14, 2011
 
My Friend The Enemy: My Childhood In Nazi Germany
3.62
Read review at my blog http://southcoastsounds.org.uk/wordpr... or below:[return][return]This is a remarkable story of a boy born in the 1930s to a No...more
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Dec 14, 2011
 
A Paragon of Virtue
3.56
See below or a fuller review at http://www.acommonreader.org.uk/2008/... Paragon of Virtue is the first novel by Christian Von Ditfurth to be translat...more
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Dec 14, 2011
 
The Fall of Hitler's Fortress City: The Battle for Konigsberg, 1945
3.38
See http://southcoastsounds.org.uk/wordpr... or review below[return][return]Isabel Denny has written an immensely readable account of the fall of the...more
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Dec 14, 2011
 
Tom-All-Alone's
3.42
There seems to be a tradition that novels set in Victorian London should be read in the dark days around Christmas. There’s something about Dickensian...more
Nov 09, 2012
Nov 06, 2012
 
Hunger Trace
3.75
In The Hunger Trace Edward Hogan has produced a characteristically English novel set among the hills of Derbyshire. Hogan’s elegant prose makes the En...more
Dec 15, 2011
Dec 10, 2011
 
Orders from Berlin (Inspector Trave, #3)
3.49
After reading C J Samson’s "Dominion" it was interesting to read another book set in the same period. Simon Tolkien’s new book, Orders from Berlin, ta...more
Nov 29, 2012
Nov 20, 2012
 
Dominion
3.74
C J Sansom has become well-known for his “Matthew Shardlake” series of historical fiction set in 16th century England. He also has a talent for writin...more
Nov 06, 2012
Oct 25, 2012
 
My First Wife (Penguin Modern Classics)
3.68
My First Wife is a semi-autobiographical novel by German-Jewish writer, Jakob Wassermann (1874-1933), a prominent writer of the time, but little known...more
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Oct 16, 2012
 
Lamb
3.37
Dave Lamb is a self-obsessed 54 year old man who’s business partner has told him to take some time off work to cool an affair he has had with a subord...more
Oct 11, 2012
Oct 08, 2012
 
Mission to Paris (Night Soldiers, #12)
3.50
You know quality when you see it and with Alan Furst’s books set in Europe in and around World War 2 you know that quality is guaranteed. His new book...more
Dec 14, 2012
Sep 20, 2012
 
Good Vibrations: Crossing Europe on a Bike Called Reggie
3.86
A remarkable achievement in cycling so far in such a short space of time. But perhaps not written by the most interesting of people - the book is a li...more
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Aug 22, 2012
 
My Father's Country: Story of a German Family
3.91
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Dec 14, 2011
 
The Angel of Grozny: Orphans of a Forgotten War
4.00
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Dec 14, 2011
 
The Himmler Brothers: A German Family History
3.71
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Dec 14, 2011
 
The Last Kabbalist of Lisbon (The Sephardic Cycle, #1)
3.91
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Dec 14, 2011
 
The Lay Of The Land
3.88
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Dec 14, 2011
 
The Leopard
3.99
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Dec 14, 2011
 
Six Feet Over: Adventures in the Afterlife
3.54
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Dec 14, 2011
 
The Unconsoled
3.48
One of the few books I read again (and again . . .)
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Dec 11, 2011
 
The Shoe Tester of Frankfurt
3.57
A Common Reader review: [return][return]http://www.acommonreader.org.uk/2008/... or below
May 15, 2008
Dec 05, 2011
 
The Search for Sana
3.82
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Dec 06, 2011
 
The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry
3.87
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Aug 11, 2012
Mar 26, 2012
 
Story of a Secret State
4.30
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Dec 05, 2011
 
The Class
3.62
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Dec 06, 2011
 
Dresden
4.05
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Dec 14, 2011
 
Little Man, What Now?
3.99
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Dec 06, 2011
 
The Third Reich in Power, 1933 - 1939: How the Nazis Won Over the Hearts and Minds of a Nation
4.29
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Dec 14, 2011
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