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Bert Aerts rated a book 3 of 5 stars
The Slave by Isaac Bashevis Singer
The Slave
by Isaac Bashevis Singer
read in May, 2011
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It is a good read. It starts stronger than it ends. The author is a jewish person and it describes the demons and temptations Jacob experiences. But as you read it I got more convinced than ever that the rituals and beliefs of a religion is keeping m...more
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Life and Death in Shanghai by Nien Cheng
Life and Death in Shanghai
by Nien Cheng
read in January, 2010
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A courageous woman caught by red guards during the cultural Revolution. Very good read to learn more about this horrible episode in the Chinese history. Real story.
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Neptune's Inferno by James D. Hornfischer
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I did not finish this book. It is just too technical and i stopped half way. If you want to know all the details of this battle than this book is for you. But I was not interested in knowing what ship was where at what time. Because it is so detailed...more
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Unbroken by Laura Hillenbrand
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Written by the author of sea biscuit. It tells the real story about a WWII flier who crashes in the pacific. Drifts for 2000 miles and is caught by Japanese. Maltreated as a POW but survives. The story is well written and one wonders how it is possib...more
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Modoc by Ralph Helfer
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This book was recommended by Leslie Shaw. It was a nice story about an elephant. This real story starts as a circus elephant and develops from there. Sometimes quite unbelievable but the book claims that it really happened. I enjoyed the book. Well w...more
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Caesar by Adrian Goldsworthy
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Very detailed and well researched book about this colossus. He made an impact.

Recommended for history buffs.
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Every Man Dies Alone by Hans Fallada
Every Man Dies Alone
by Hans Fallada
read in January, 2011
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An older couple in Nazi Germany and how they try to undermine Hitler by writing postcards against the regime. Very good book and it is chilling to see how people live in fear and in terror. I read it in English.
Great.
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Zeitoun by Dave Eggers
Zeitoun
by Dave Eggers
read in December, 2010
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Book about an islam person in the period after Hurricane Katrina in New Orleans. It shows the prejudice in the USA towards a person of Islam faith.
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La folie des anges by Henri Troyat
La folie des anges: roman
by Henri Troyat
read in February, 2011
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This is my favorite author but this book is just OK. And old lady and the love for her cat. I finished the book because it was Troyat but I do not recommend.
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