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The Dinosaur Feather
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Morgan Morgan said: " If you are a fan of Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables' you will probably rate this book higher. Gazan probably had an idea for a good mystery, but for some reason she couldn't turn it into a full length book. So, she decided to go on and on with in depth ...more "

 

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The Dinosaur Feather by Sissel-Jo Gazan
" Thanks for the comment. I just though Hugo's digressions, with the exception of the Napoleanic Wars, was superfluous. I know I am in a small minority ...more "
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The Dinosaur Feather by Sissel-Jo Gazan
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If you are a fan of Victor Hugo's 'Les Miserables' you will probably rate this book higher. Gazan probably had an idea for a good mystery, but for some reason she couldn't turn it into a full length book. So, she decided to go on and on with in depth ...more
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Burial Rites by Hannah Kent
Burial Rites
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"They said I must die. They said that I stole the breath from men, and now they must steal mine. I imagine, then, that we are all candle flames, greasy-bright, fluttering in the darkness and the howl of the wind, and in the stillness of the
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The Brothers by Stephen Kinzer
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Kinzer goes on and on about the somewhat shallow thinking Dulles brothers and their 'bull in a China shop' approach to foreign policy. Consisting mostly of regime change. Then, he seems to change his narrative, whereby President Eisenhower was their ...more
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The Chaneysville Incident by David  Bradley
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I don't read reviews before posting my own thoughts. But I am really tempted to find out what the chapter titles mean in David Bradley's book. Speaking of chapters, his are way, way too long to suit me.
There is quite a bit of interior dialogue in th
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The Chaneysville Incident by David  Bradley
" I feel your pain but I guess I was as conflicted as John. Hard to get past his monologues, but his 'version' of history and the final chapter were exc ...more "
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The Chaneysville Incident by David  Bradley
"I am totally perplexed by the rave reviews of this novel. This is one of those books where I wish I was better able to stop reading something that I didn't much like and just move on. But I soldiered through all 450 pages, pretty much desperate fo..." Read more of this review »
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The Orchid Thief by Susan Orlean
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I gave this book a three star, because I was anticipating a sort of true crime drama combined with an adventure tale. It was neither. It was about Florida and an obsessive hobby.

Orlean is not at fault here I suspect her editor created the misleading
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Sister Carrie by Theodore Dreiser
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