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Gathering of Waters by Bernice L. McFadden
Gathering of Waters
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‘I am Money. Money Mississippi.’

The township of Money, Mississippi is the narrator of this story which focusses on the Hilson and Bryant families during the 20th century. While two significant and dreadful events - the destructive Mississippi flood o
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Gathering of Waters by Bernice L. McFadden
"Since I finished this book, it has haunted me.

As I move through my day, images, phrases, characters, tensions, joys, and sorrows from Gathering of Waters sneak up on me when I least expect them. This is probably only fitting, as McFadden presents..." Read more of this review »
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The Iron King by Maurice Druon
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‘He may well be the most handsome man in the world, but he knows only how to look at people in silence.’

The Iron King of the title is Philip IV (‘ the Fair’), King of France from October 1285 to November 1314. During his reign, France was progressive
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"“It must be admitted that such things were common coin of the period. Kingdoms were often handed over to adolescents, whose absolute power fascinated them as might a game. Hardly grown out of the age in which it is fun to tear the wings from flies..." Read more of this review »
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“Life is to be lived, not controlled; and humanity is won by continuing to play in face of certain defeat.”
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