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Missoula by Jon Krakauer
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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
The Luminaries
by Eleanor Catton
recommended to Jen by: Stephen Fife-Adams
read in May, 2015
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4.75 out of 5

What a tremendous accomplishment! Am I talking about the author writing this when she was 26 or me managing to read all 832 pages? Both!

Eleanor Catton gave herself a few framing devices when she decided to set down this tale of 19th Cent
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The Luminaries by Eleanor Catton
"4-1/2 stars. This is an astonishingly ambitious book by an author who is just getting started in what promises to be a very significant literary career. It is a must-read for anyone who loves fat 19th century English novels and stellar characteriz..." Read more of this review »
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The Game of Love and Death by Martha Brockenbrough
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Big Girl Small by Rachel DeWoskin
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Miss Peregrine’s Home for Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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The creepy photos totally give this tale the fourth star.
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Miss Peregrine's Home For Peculiar Children by Ransom Riggs
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