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Michael rated a book 2 of 5 stars
Tortilla Flat by John Steinbeck
Tortilla Flat
by John Steinbeck
read in June, 2014
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If Tortilla Flat had been my first exposure to John Steinbeck it's likely I wouldn't have gone back for more. I thought the book was dismal, which, by itself, isn't necessarily a bad thing, and boring, which, by itself or not, always is.

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Michael rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Seamstress by Sara Tuvel Bernstein
The Seamstress
by Sara Tuvel Bernstein
read in May, 2014
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This was a good book, and it's one I would certainly recommend to anyone interested in reading about the Holocaust, but I can't say it's anything that's going to stick with me for very long. As much as I respect Seren Tuvel Bernstein - and while I ha ...more
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Miss Buncle's Book by D.E. Stevenson
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Quaint, gentle and delightful. There's nothing I didn't like about this charming story of a woman who, struggling financially, takes inspiration from her neigbhors and writes a book, turning her village of Silverstream into Copperfield and not ever i ...more
" Good music but who'll get to control the turntable? Always another reason to have a war so I'm not sure that Hell with all the sinners will be so grea ...more"
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