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A Wedding in December by Anita Shreve
A Wedding in December
by Anita Shreve (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2015
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Oh boy, is this novel boring or what? Got to page 134 and finally gave up on hoping that something was actually going to happen to or between these overprivileged, middle-aged former private academy school friends meeting up for a wedding in a posh N ...more
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Last Friends by Jane Gardam
Last Friends (Old Filth, #3)
by Jane Gardam
read in February, 2015
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If you haven’t read the first two novels of the Old Filth trilogy, do so before you read a word of this one. If you haven’t read any Jane Gardam before now, do so before it’s too late. I don’t know of any novelist who can touch her when it comes to w ...more
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Nelly's Version by Eva Figes
Nelly's Version
by Eva Figes
read in February, 2015
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“I was alone, with myself, a stranger.”

What would it be like to wake-up one day and not know who you are or why you’re doing what you are doing, or even where you are doing it?

“He watched my hand slide across the page as I signed a false name and add
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Divisadero by Michael Ondaatje
Divisadero
by Michael Ondaatje
read in January, 2015
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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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“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.”
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