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Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje
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“Act One” opens on a family farm where two sisters, a brother and a father (the children are not genetically related) live in disharmony. A furious winter storm delivers slashing hail, sleet and snow that buffet these folks hither and thither. It’s a ...more
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The Master of Ballantrae by Robert Louis Stevenson
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Pathfinders by Felipe Fernández-Armesto
"The ocean to be cross'd, the distant to be brought near,
The lands to be welded together.

-Walt Whitman

The stories of the great explorers have always enchanted me. I assumed they went off on their wild adventures simply for the heck of it all, but a..." Read more of this review »
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The Awful End of Prince William the Silent by Lisa Jardine
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The Alexandria Quartet by Lawrence Durrell
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In a way, this review of Durrell’s masterpiece has been lurking in the shadows of my mind for decades. Three of the volumes have been sitting on my bookshelf for thirty years patiently waiting (daring?) for me to turn back the pages and begin again. ...more
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The Forest by Edward Rutherfurd
" Ha, ha, I feel your pain. English speaking deer! What was he thinking? Deer are people too? The deer section is probably a stumbling block for many pe ...more"
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Pamela and 6 other people liked GoldGato's review of The Hastings Hours:
The Hastings Hours by Janet Backhouse
"William Hastings was a loyal Yorkist who served King Edward IV during the Wars of the Roses. When the King died, Hastings got caught between the machinations of the the widowed Queen and the incoming Protector, the future Richard III. Hastings end..." Read more of this review »
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Elizabeth of York by Alison Weir
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If you like lists you might like this book. If you like lists and all things medieval, you might love it. If you like to know how much stuff cost in the 15th century you’ll be in heaven. If you’re preparing to write a novel set in the late 15th centu ...more
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Doris Lessing
“Very few people really care about freedom, about liberty, about the truth, very few. Very few people have guts, the kind of guts on which a real democracy has to depend. Without people with that sort of guts a free society dies or cannot be born.”
Doris Lessing, The Golden Notebook

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