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The Light of the World by Elizabeth Alexander
The Light of the World: A Memoir
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Fanny And The Monsters by Penelope Lively
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I recently reacquainted myself with a favorite book from childhood, Astercote, and was surprised to find the author was Penelope Lively and have been reading other juvenile books of hers. Imagine my delight when I found this - as the Crystal Palace, ...more
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Cecilia by Linda Ferri
Cecilia
by Linda Ferri
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Ok fictionalized story of St Cecilia. A third of the novel is her as an educated child, daughter of a wealthy Roman physician who also hold political office, one third is her a married matron, bored and unhappy, the final third is after her conversio ...more
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Florence Gordon by Brian Morton
Florence Gordon
by Brian Morton
read in February, 2015
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I picked this up and started reading without knowing a thing. I didn't even read the blurb on the jacket. It's about an older feminist academic who is writing her memoirs. to say she is uncompromising is an understatement and although it seems funny ...more
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The Girl Next Door by Ruth Rendell
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Good read for cozy at home snow days. More psychological study of a group of people than a traditional whodunit and a very pleasing one at that.
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Must You Go? by Antonia Fraser
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I loved this. Yes, they are fancy and it is name-droppy and it's a little funny when Lady Fraser makes it sound like they are just plain folks having the Soros grandchildren over for dinner. But it's a very tender story with some insight into Pinter' ...more
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Jam on the Vine by LaShonda Katrice Barnett
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