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Son of a Hundred Kings
3.92
Just arrived from USA through BM.

Summary plot:
This is at heart a very simple story, one that begins in 1890 and its centered on Ludar Prentice. Orphan
...more
Mar 2014
Jan 18, 2013
 
The Alienist
4.03
Just arrived from Canada through BM.

Besides the historical facts about New York City by the end of 19th century, I liked the plot and the introduction...more
Feb 10, 2013
May 13, 2008
 
Fingersmith
4.00
What to say about this book? Nothing, except that you must read this book if you are a big fan of gothic plot with plenty of twisted events during the...more
Feb 08, 2013
Mar 20, 2008
 
God Is an Englishman (Swann Saga, #1)
4.04
Just arrived from USA through BM.

This is the first volume of the Swann Family Saga series in the period of 1857 to 1866.

After returning from the wars...more
Apr 06, 2013
Sep 11, 2010
 
The Bastard (Kent Family Chronicles, #1)
4.05
Just arrived from USA through BM.


This is the first book of the Kent Family Chronicles.

The plot describes the life of Philippe Charboneau, the bastard...more
Aug 12, 2012
Mar 20, 2012
 
White Mughals: Love and Betrayal in Eighteenth-Century India
3.84
Just arrived from Australia through BM.

This is the story of James Achilles Kirkpatrick and Khair un-Nissa who converted to Islam and married her despi...more
Aug 26, 2012
Aug 06, 2009
 
Midnight In The Garden Of Good And Evil
3.86
Just arrived from Finland through BM.

What a pity this book ended. I must find a way to visit this beautiful city of Savannah.

The story is about the t...more
Dec 30, 2011
Jun 12, 2010
 
The Castaway (New Zealanders #1)
4.27
Just arrived from USA through BM.

This is the first book of the series of the New Zealanders.

This is the story of William Pollard, a deserter from a Br...more
Mar 25, 2014
Jan 24, 2014
 
The Angel of Darkness (Dr. Laszlo Kreizler, #2)
3.91
Just arrived from USA trough BM.

Even if I haven't read the first book of this series, The Alienist, it didn't compromise this reading.

The plot starts...more
Feb 04, 2012
Oct 25, 2011
 
West With The Night
4.18
Just arrived from UK through BM.

Page 135:
"When you flight, you get a feeling of possession that you couldn't have if you owned all of Africa. You feel...more
May 02, 2012
Jul 06, 2011
 
Seabiscuit
4.15
Just arrived from USA through BM.

Since I absolutely loved Unbroken, I decided to read LH's famous book after have watched the movie based on this boo...more
Apr 07, 2012
Dec 28, 2011
 
Nada
3.78
A long awaited book, just arrived from Spain through BM.


This is the story of Andrea who moves from the countryside to Barcelona in order to perform he...more
Jun 05, 2012
Mar 16, 2009
 
Olivia And Jai
4.14
How to describe such magnificent book except by saying that : it MUST be read. It is not a love story in the strictu sensu, on the contrary, it shows...more
Dec 22, 2009
Dec 18, 2008
 
Ross Poldark (Poldark, #1)
4.10
Misfit, I think you will love this saga....The first Poldark novel. This saga continues with Demelza, Jeremy Poldark, Waeleggan....
Oct 26, 2009
Mar 19, 2008
 
Gigi
3.78
A lovely novella written by Colette.

The book tells the funny story of a teenager who lives with her Grandmamma and Aunt Alicia. She is raised in order...more
Apr 04, 2014
Apr 03, 2014
 
El Maestro y Margarita
4.33
Just arrived from USA through BM.

What to say about this book?

Bulgakov started to write this book in 1929. However, since he didn't believe in his futu...more
Sep 05, 2012
Jul 26, 2012
 
Disgrace
3.82
Just arrived from Australia through BM.

I just realized that I watched the movie before had read the book.

John Malkovich is perfect in portraying Prof...more
Jan 04, 2013
Jan 04, 2010
 
Resistance
3.66
This book provides an alternative history on a British resistance organization made originally by farmers.

The author also describes in some way some d...more
May 2013
Jan 29, 2009
 
The Spanish Gardener
3.81
Just arrived from Russian Federation through BM.

I cannot believe that this is the first book written by Cronin I've ever read.

The description of the r...more
Feb 09, 2014
Nov 22, 2013
 
The Founders
4.10
This is the second book and final part of the Polland's saga in New Zealand.

In this book, the author describes the romantic involvement between Willia...more
Jun 19, 2014
Mar 25, 2014
 
The Winds of War
4.33
Just arrived from Australia through BM.

What a magnificent book, one of the best books on World War II I have ever read.

This first volume tells the sag...more
Jul 08, 2013
Oct 12, 2010
 
All the Rivers Run
3.78
Just arrived from USA through BM.

This is the story of Philadelphia Gordon, who was sent to live on the banks of the Murray River in Australia with her...more
Nov 28, 2012
May 05, 2012
 
Katie Mulholland
3.93
Just arrived from UK through BM.

Katie Mulholland is a daughter of a miner who at an age of 15 years old went to work as a scullery maid in the house...more
Mar 10, 2012
Mar 14, 2011
 
I Know Why the Caged Bird Sings
4.10
This is the story of Marguerite and her brother, Bailey, who were raised by their grandma and uncle after having being abandoned by their own parents....more
Nov 23, 2011
Aug 21, 2011
 
Dead Poets Society
4.14
Just arrived from Germany.

page 46:
"What was the Dead Poets Society, sir?...Keating looked around to make sure that no one was watching. "A secret orga...more
Apr 05, 2011
Apr 05, 2011
 
Ivanhoe
3.71
I re-reading of a classic by Walter Scott, specially R3's participation into the plot.

I just watched the movie Ivanhoe (1952) based on this classic bo...more
Sep 18, 2011
Jul 14, 2009
 
Consuelo
4.06
Just arrived from France through BM.

This book starts as a "nouvelle venitienne" where Consuelo is good to singing. After that, the author changes the...more
Dec 26, 2012
Oct 29, 2011
 
Independence! (Wagons West, #1)
3.98
Just arrived from USA through BM.

This is the first book of a series of 24 books written by Dana Fuller Ross, the pen name for James Reasoner. This aut...more
Feb 16, 2014
May 13, 2013
 
The  Gabriel Hounds
3.83
After reading Nine Coaches Waiting, I didn't expected such splendid suspense which takes place in the Middle East. I am really loving this series of b...more
Sep 23, 2009
Jul 24, 2009
 
Chesapeake
4.06
Just arrived from USA through BM.

The cover of this edition, provided by Wikipedia, is the following:



This book covers the history of the North American...more
Jul 20, 2014
Aug 23, 2013
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