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Napoleon Lajoie by David L. Fleitz
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The Serpent of Venice by Christopher Moore
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The Drowning Room by Michael Pye
The Drowning Room
by Michael Pye
read in March, 2014
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Pye takes an interesting concept and spins out a fascinating novel. Drowning Room straddles the genres of historical fiction and modernist memory. It reminds me most of Jean Rhys' wonderful Good Morning Midnight, set in the early days of Dutch coloni ...more
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MaddAddam by Margaret Atwood
MaddAddam (MaddAddam Trilogy, #3)
by Margaret Atwood (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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Margaret Atwood's last installment was neither as good as Year of the Flood (the best book of the trilogy, and among the best of the decade), nor as interesting as Oryx and Crake. MaddAddam wraps up the series with a bow. It doesn't quite answer the ...more
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The Erevis Cale Trilogy by Paul S. Kemp
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A disappointing installment in one of my favorite worlds of swords and sorcery. A being of unimaginable power executes a plan of potentially catastrophic proportions. And the heroes get involved because... they were there? because they think with the ...more
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Sodom and Gomorrah by Marcel Proust
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Days of Reading by Marcel Proust
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The Magic Lantern of Marcel Proust by Howard Moss
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