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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
The Luminaries
by Eleanor Catton
read in August, 2013
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If I were to rank the books I’ve read during the last five years (and there are over 500 of them) in order of enjoyment, Eleanor Catton’s The Rehearsal would be right at the top of the list. I bought it on a whim, knowing nothing about it; I was near...more
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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
" Confusingly extraordinary, in the end. I couldn't really give it anything other than 5 stars, although it's a different sort of 5 star rating to my usual. I didn't love this book, but I respected the hell out of it. "
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The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls by Anton DiSclafani
The Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls
by Anton DiSclafani (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2013
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The beginning of Anton DiSclafani’s debut novel sees Thea Atwell, fifteen-year-old Floridian, arrive at the Yonahlossee Riding Camp for Girls in North Carolina, towards the end of the 1920s. Run by a Mr and Mrs Holmes, this is “a place for young wome...more
Adrift on the Sea of Rains by Ian Sales
Adrift on the Sea of Rains
by Ian Sales (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2012
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Colonel Vance Peterson and colleagues are stranded on their moon base, trying to find a way home. Well, not ‘home’ exactly, because the Earth they knew has been destroyed in nuclear war. Rather, the crew of Falcon Base are using a piece of mysterious...more
The Cook by Wayne Macauley
The Cook
by Wayne Macauley
read in November, 2012
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Zac is a young offender whose rehabilitation is to be sent to a rural cookery school run by a famous chef.

Here Zac finds his calling when he discovers the world of fine food. While others on the scheme fall by the wayside, Zac diligently pursues his...more
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