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In the Light of What We Know by Zia Haider Rahman
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Waiting for Wednesday by Nicci French
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Third in a series which I'm guessing will stretch to seven books. I'm also presuming that a particular plot line from the first book will surface in all the books and come to a head later in the series. I think that's a good thing though this story h...more
1913 by Charles Emmerson
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It took me four months to get from end of this book to the other and I feel I could quite easily reread it straight away and get even more out of it. It filled in some gaping holes in my knowledge. Taking a different approach to many histories it sta...more
The Wild Rover by Mike Parker
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Enjoyable enough, though I think "a brilliant, intelligent and witty exploration of a glorious and passionate British subject - footpaths and our rights of way" is overstating it a bit. To start with I wasn't sure there was enough in the subject of f...more
Looking for Yesterday by Marcia Muller
Looking for Yesterday
by Marcia Muller
read in June, 2014
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This is the 30th (yikes!) in the Sharon McCone series. Muller published the first in 1977, I started reading them in the mid-1990s and they have been among my favourite books ever since. But the last few have seemed a bit below par to me and I decide...more
A Week in Winter by Maeve Binchy
A Week in Winter
by Maeve Binchy
read in June, 2014
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I picked this up for a bit of lightweight reading. I first read Maeve Binchy as a teenager and loved her and I still find myself enjoying her books today though not in the same all encompassing kind of way. I'm kind of sad this is her last one though...more
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Fallout by Sadie Jones
Fallout: A Novel
by Sadie Jones
read in May, 2014
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If I didn't keep track of the books I'd read I would have said I'd really enjoyed Sadie Jones' first two books. As it is I gave them 4 & 3 stars out of 5, so whilst I liked them I didn't have them down as top class at any rate. I couldn't get int...more
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