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"I believe the book was made into a movie, perhaps starring Ray Milland, about which I know nothing except that the publicity for the movie involved ga...more "
"Sounds exactly like the Martha Grimes with whom I have a love/hate relationship. My pet peeve is evidently inoperative in The Black Cat: though I neve...more "
Which Charles Dickens novel features a character named Miss Havisham?
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"Having just tackled, at a friend's suggestion, Martin Lings' The Sacred Art of Shakespeare, and decided after the first two chapters that it simply wa...more "
"I gave up on Goldy after the third or fourth book. Davidson seemed unable or unwilling to decide on Goldy: ditsy blonde or savvy, observant, detective...more "
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Mister Pip by Lloyd Jones
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The Red Garden by Alice Hoffman
The Red Garden
by Alice Hoffman
read in June, 2012
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Ever wonder if you and other people are looking at/listening to/talking about the same thing? That's how I felt when I looked up reviews of The Red Garden.
"Luminous, haunting prose..." - I found tediously simple sentences in which the author tells ra...more
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"Disclaimer: knitme is my daughter; anti-disclaimer: perhaps to my children's dismay, I am very able to be an impartial observer.
That said, I appreciat...more
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The Housekeeper and the Professor by Yōko Ogawa
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Baseball is such a game of statistics! Combining the mysterious processes of the mind after trauma, what it retains and what it loses, with a fascination for math and for baseball, the author has written a lovely excursion into relationships. Accompa...more
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