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by Thomas Asbridge (Goodreads Author)
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recommended to Mark Ballinger by: New York Times Book Review
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The Curve of Time by M. Wylie Blanchet
The Curve of Time
by M. Wylie Blanchet
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Blood Meridian, or the Evening Redness in the West by Cormac McCarthy
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Stories of Your Life and Others by Ted Chiang
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Infuse by Eric Prum
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The Greatest Knight by Thomas Asbridge
The Greatest Knight: The Remarkable Life of William Marshal, The Power Behind Five English Thrones
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A Small Death in Lisbon by Robert Wilson
A Small Death in Lisbon
by Robert Wilson (Goodreads Author)
read in August, 2016
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This was a good mystery story, which took the usual good turns without giving away the ending until it was time. Faced paced, and built on interesting history of Portugal as well as a story of Nazi mineral smuggling from Portugal, so that Nazi gold b ...more
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Heroes of the Frontier by Dave Eggers
Heroes of the Frontier
by Dave Eggers
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The Left Hand of Darkness by Ursula K. Le Guin
The Left Hand of Darkness
by Ursula K. Le Guin
recommended to Mark Ballinger by: Unshelved (via another review 2015-04-17)
read in August, 2016
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This was a frustrating read. The first half of the book was overly thick with pointless alternative vocabulary, dense proper names, uninteresting politics, and setting description that reads like a role playing game manual. At the same time, the sett ...more
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