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Spanish Eye by Nik Morton
Spanish Eye
by Nik Morton (Goodreads Author)
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I know Nik Morton more as a writer of westerns. His Bullets For a Ballot was reviewed here a while ago. Spanish Eye is something else.

Nik is one of those Brits who left the dark, rainy North for the sunny south coast of Spain, which is where this col
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A Good Man by Guy Vanderhaeghe
A Good Man
by Guy Vanderhaeghe
read in February, 2015
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I wanted to like this novel more than I did. For its length (464 pages), it promises somewhat more than it delivers. I had the same reaction to the author’s The Last Crossing.(reviewed here a while ago). There are a lot of ideas and food for thought ...more
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The Boss of Wind River by A.M. Chisholm
The Boss of Wind River
by A.M. Chisholm
read in December, 2012
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For a first novel, this logging adventure shows the work of an accomplished storyteller. It grips you from the beginning with an unexpected crisis thrust upon a young man and doesn’t let you or him go until the final pages. Neither far-fetched nor im ...more
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Texas Showdown by Elmer Kelton
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This book is actually two short novels by Elmer Kelton, first published in the 1960s and reissued under one title by Forge in 2007. Pecos Crossing, originally titled Horsehead Crossing (1963), appeared under Kelton’s own name, while Shotgun, original ...more
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But Beautiful by Geoff Dyer
But Beautiful: A Book About Jazz
by Geoff Dyer (Goodreads Author)
read in January, 2015
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I guess you’d call this creative nonfiction. A former colleague recommended this book to me after reading some of my own thoughts on the life-affirming and health-inducing aspects of listening to jazz as I deal with a visitation of brain cancer. The ...more
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