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Island of Vice by Richard Zacks
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May 02, 12

Read from March 23 to April 10, 2012

I enjoyed this book despite the fact that the pace seemed to drag particularly towards the end. The waves of corruption eventually just seem to merge into a kind of chaos. I was particularly struck by how laissez faire life and society was back then and how intolerant people seem today.
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