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"As predicted, the French-speaking Swiss author's view of America is highly amusing. Randomest detail so far: an African-American cop named Perry Gahalowood." Sep 22, 2014 08:20AM

 

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Emily is on page 160 of 854 of La Vérité sur l'Affaire Harry Quebert: As predicted, the French-speaking Swiss author's view of America is highly amusing. Randomest detail so far: an African-American cop named Perry Gahalowood.
La Vérité sur l'Affaire Harry Quebert
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Emily is on page 30 of 854 of La Vérité sur l'Affaire Harry Quebert: I got this because a few friends said it was a quick read, and the Guardian review compared it to Harlan Coben, and I managed to read one of his books in Dutch, which I've studied much less than French. On va voir.
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Anna Karenina by Leo Tolstoy
Anna Karenina
by Leo Tolstoy
read in September, 2014
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Not-a-review of Anna Karenina, or, I miss the comfort in being bored.

I just finished an intentionally drawn-out reread of Anna Karenina, which I first read as a weird high school freshman. I read it several more times in high school and college, but...more
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Shades of Milk and Honey by Mary Robinette Kowal
Shades of Milk and Honey (Glamourist Histories, #1)
by Mary Robinette Kowal (Goodreads Author)
read in September, 2014
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I enjoyed this book, but it was a rather slight, one-day read. Set in the Regency period, it deals with typical concerns of prestige and marriage, only in this version of the world, young ladies learn the art of magical "glamour" alongside dancing an...more
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The Third Horseman by William Rosen
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I read the first half of this book in medium dudgeon over the glaring mismatch between title (climate and famine) and content (war between England and Scotland, the life of Edward II). Then I had the insight that its hodgepodge of war stories, 700-ye...more
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