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Sharpe's Sword by Bernard Cornwell
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Salamanca was a great victory. It cleared the French from western Spain. Wellington suffered 5000 casualties, the French 16,000. It was a shattering defeat that told the world that the French army could be utterly beaten. This, I think, is the most i ...more
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The Death of Money by James Rickards
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Sharpe's Company by Bernard Cornwell
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Mr. Cornwell has blended exciting descriptions of warfare with well researched historical fact. Once again, he shows that the Spanish were less than effective allies of the British, and that there were Germans fighting on both sides. One weak part of ...more
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Franz Schubert by Elizabeth Norman McKay
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In case you were inclined to feel sorry for the great Franz Schubert, and lament the tragically bad luck he had to die so young, Ms. McKay will disabuse you of this opinion. His dissolute life and hedonistic impulses led to his death at age 31 of syp ...more
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Edvard Grieg by Erling Dahl
Edvard Grieg: His Life In Music
by Erling Dahl
read in November, 2014
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My daughter, who works on cruise ships, got this for me while stopped in Norway. This is a very useful starter book on learning about the composer. It has some very nice pictures of Grieg, his environment, his friends and family. However, it is much ...more
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The Book of the Dead by Douglas Preston
The Book of the Dead (Pendergast, #7; Diogenes, #3)
by Douglas Preston (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2011
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I never really got into this book about the 2 brothers, one evil and the other good, trying to outwit each other. I know one thing, the next time I go to the Museum of Natural History (even the one here in D.C.), I’ll never feel safe again. I give i ...more
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On, Off by Colleen McCullough
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The Sword and the Scimitar by David Ball
The Sword and the Scimitar
by David Ball
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Epitaph by James Siegel
Epitaph
by James Siegel
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Edge of Eternity by Ken Follett
Edge of Eternity (The Century Trilogy, #3)
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