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The Cleft by Doris Lessing
The Cleft
by Doris Lessing
read in January, 2014
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I expected to find some insights or thoughts of the nature of and differences between men and women, but if there were any I missed them. Nor was the content thought provoking. Starting from the premise that the first humans were women and it was a w...more
Cozy Classics by Jack Wang
" Awesome idea, and a must-have for Austen-fans, I think. :D I guess you could read it with your toddler, too, giving you the opportunity to tell them the story while looking at the adorable pictures, but it wouldn't make sense if you don't know the... " Read more of this review »
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Indulgence by Paul  Richardson
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The Reluctant Mullah by Sagheer Afzal
The Reluctant Mullah
by Sagheer Afzal (Goodreads Author)
read in December, 2012
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This is a rather curious book because of a mix of styles. The main thread is the story of Musa and his mixed bag of unconventional pals (troubled siblings, lady-killing guys, audacious women) and their wacky, episodic adventures to find Musa a beauti...more
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The Stepford Wives by Ira Levin
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Thirteen Albatrosses by Donald Harington
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Tiresome, pompous and strangely offensive. I managed chapter 1 and a bit of chapter 2 before I deleted it from my Kindle and moved on to something else.
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The Waterproof Bible by Andrew Kaufman
The Waterproof Bible
by Andrew Kaufman (Goodreads Author)
read in November, 2012
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A surreal and wonderful tale. The story includes a woman who broadcasts her feelings to everyone around her unless she traps them in an object and stores it in a box; underwater cities so much like our own they have skyscrapers and insurance clerks a...more
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The Dark Ship by Anne MacLeod
The Dark Ship
by Anne MacLeod
read in October, 2012
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This is a vivid story of fictional inhabitants of Stornaway, on the Hebridean island of Lewis, and the events leading up to the real-life sinking of the Iolaire. The Royal Navy yacht went down just outside the harbour on Jan 1 1919, with the loss of...more
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My Cleaner by Maggie Gee
My Cleaner
by Maggie Gee
read in September, 2012
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Enjoyable humorous story of miscommunication, prejudice and family life seen from the points of view of neurotic middle-aged, middle-class Vanessa and her outgoing, earthy Ugandan ex-cleaner Mary.

The two woman are completely different and yet we are...more
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Cool Hand Luke by Donn Pearce
Cool Hand Luke
by Donn Pearce
read in August, 2012
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Until Amazon included this in one of their book offers, I didn't know there was a book before the film. I've always liked the film and I really enjoyed this book.

Apparently the author also co-wrote the screenplay but didn't like the film in the end....more
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