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By Its Cover by Donna Leon
" I like these books, but I'm beginning to tire of Leon's increasing tendency to phone them in. This one concerns the theft and/or destruction of ancient, priceless books and manuscripts, a subject that should be close to my heart. Brunetti's appare... " Read more of this review »
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By Its Cover by Donna Leon
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"By its Cover" is a treat for book lovers. It is all about books,rare books, old books and Venetian libraries I wish I could be sitting at right now, with Commissario Brunetti chasing a killer and a thief. Another delightful crime and food-filled rom...more
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The House of the Vestals by Steven Saylor
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The Signature of All Things by Elizabeth Gilbert
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El francotirador paciente by Arturo Pérez-Reverte
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“El francotirador paciente” demoró en engancharme. El personaje principal, Lex era lo suficientemente diferente como para intrigarme. No me fascinaba el mudo del grafiti, mas seguí leyendo, pensando que expandiría mi cultura. La trama de Lex entrevis...more
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Las damas del rey (Novela Historica (roca)) by del Hierro, Maria Pilar Que...
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The Joy Luck Club by Amy Tan
The Joy Luck Club
by Amy Tan (Goodreads Author)
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The Valley of Amazement by Amy Tan
The Valley of Amazement
by Amy Tan (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2013
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Ms. Tan’s book is a curiosity-satisfying incursion into the world of courtesans in turn of the century Shanghai. The descriptions and instruction to novices are vivid and enlightening. A three- generational women’s saga, my favorite character was Vio...more
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That Summer in Sicily by Marlena De Blasi
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I ADORE Marlena de Blasi. The way she embraces life, reflected in her writing, her cooking and her loving.
Nothing halfway for this woman. I’ve read all her books and although I’d be hard pressed to pick one, I am having the doldrums today because I f...more
That Summer in Sicily by Marlena De Blasi
" 1/5/2011 This morning, after 80 years of living and reading many books I just finished the most captivating and personally emotionally penetrating book I have read in all those 80 years. I am so moved by it that I must try to express my feelings i... " Read more of this review »
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