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The Dinner Party by Brenda Janowitz
The Dinner Party
by Brenda Janowitz (Goodreads Author)
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This was a fun read. The dinner party is a seder at which the host and hostess will meet their youngest daughter's new boyfriend and his parents, who happen to be Rothschilds. The hostess is doing her best to impress but all sorts of complications ar ...more
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Mothering Sunday by Graham Swift
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A unique book. I have never read anything quite like it. There was a point about midway when I thought: there is not much to this book, one day, not a lot happening. And yet, through this device, past and future are slowly revealed. But that is not t ...more
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Saturday the Rabbi Went Hungry by Harry Kemelman
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Another murder to solve. The death is not recognized as a murder at first, but the rabbi uses his powers of logic and observation to deduce it must be a murder and then to determine who the murderer is. Very enjoyable.
Friday the Rabbi Slept Late by Harry Kemelman
" An interesting book, full of information about what being a rabbi really means and about Jewish beliefs and traditions. The story itself is a whodunit ...more "
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Friday the Rabbi Slept Late by Harry Kemelman
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Miss Julia Inherits a Mess by Ann B. Ross
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I have read all the Miss Julia books and some are better than others. This one was excellent. I had a lot of fun with it. It moved along quickly, was funny and suspenseful, and didn't have any slow or weak spots. I am so glad that years ago the first ...more
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The Rosie Effect by Graeme Simsion
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I enjoyed this book much more than The Rosie Project. That first book made me feel guilty to be reading about someone with so many problems, and laughter did not seem right. Whether it is because I am now used to Don Tillman, or whether it is because ...more
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The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
"What a shame!
What a shame Graeme Simsion wrote this offering "quickly" and that he went with a "comedy rather than a drama".
What a shame that the opportunity to educate and illuminate was squandered and traded for gratuitous laughs ,extreme genera..." Read more of this review »
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The Rosie Project by Graeme Simsion
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At times I felt uncomfortable reading about Don Tillman's eccentricities, and felt it wasn't right to laugh at him, that he was being made fun of for things he couldn't help. However, there was much that was amusing without guilt attached. And the co ...more
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The Virgin In The Ice by Ellis Peters
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Very absorbing and exciting. Not a dull moment.
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