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A Murder of Quality by John le Carré
A Murder of Quality
by John le Carré
read in January, 2015
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I started this one right after I finished Call for the Dead because I was so excited about this series. And this book was fantastic, also. But I feel like murder mystery is not quite where Smiley (or le Carre) belongs. Based on the two and half le Ca ...more
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The Spy Who Came In from the Cold by John le Carré
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Call for the Dead by John le Carré
Call for the Dead
by John le Carré
read in January, 2015
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Seven or eight years ago, I decided I wanted to read Tinker, Tailor, Soldier, Spy, but I couldn't get into it. There were all these people with all this unexplained background, so I got frustrated and gave it up. Not long ago, I found out that the re ...more
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Melanie and 105 other people liked Schmacko's review of Watchmen:
Watchmen by Alan Moore
"I can understand why this is considered a holy tome in the field of graphic novels. The plot is complex, it’s unique, and it’s well drawn. Also, it’s got the Holy Grail of every geeky comic book fan's wetdreams – lots of cool gadgets and stuff.

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The London Eye Mystery by Siobhan Dowd
The London Eye Mystery
by Siobhan Dowd
recommended to Melanie by: Heather
read in January, 2015
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In reading through the reviews, I've noticed one common theme. Everyone keeps saying that this reminded them too much of The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time. To me, though, the only similarity was that the main character was a boy on th ...more
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Queen Margot, or Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
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Queen Margot, or Marguerite de Valois by Alexandre Dumas
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I think this book is mistitled. It should be called Queen Margot, or Why Catherine de Medici is the Worst Mother-in-Law Ever, in the Entire World. Oh, but this book is fun. I'm still trying to figure out how Dumas can take a tragic historical event ( ...more
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Lemony Snicket
“If you are a student you should always get a good nights sleep unless you have come to the good part of your book, and then you should stay up all night and let your schoolwork fall by the wayside, a phrase which means 'flunk'.”
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“Space is big. You just won't believe how vastly, hugely, mind-bogglingly big it is. I mean, you may think it's a long way down the road to the chemist's, but that's just peanuts to space.”
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