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The Lion's Gate by Steven Pressfield
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Tristan by Gottfried von Strassburg
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War and Peace by Leo Tolstoy
War and Peace
by Leo Tolstoy
read in January, 2014
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This is my first reread of a book I read 60 years ago. When younger I ignored the philosophical and historical discussions, not so this time around. In fact I rather enjoyed them and especially his views of war and of Napoleon. Of course his view of ...more
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How We Do Harm by Otis Webb Brawley
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A clear message to all US citizens as to why to be your own health advocate, be informed and question any treatment. The guy is head of the American Cancer Society and has searing stories of bad science, bad medicine and corporate and physician steer ...more
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The Foreign Correspondent by Alan Furst
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A bit repetitious with the woman of the story similar to one in a previous tale.
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Throwim Way Leg by Tim Flannery
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thank you TD for the suggestion. An amazing book with lots of descriptions of the PNG/Irian Jaya people,flora and fauna. The indigenous culture is so different than our European "culture" it is really eye opening. I had to stop reading it in one gulp ...more
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To Play the Fool by Laurie R. King
To Play the Fool (Kate Martinelli, #2)
by Laurie R. King (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2012
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Not many mysteries have a Jungian basis, but this one does.
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Justice Hall by Laurie R. King
Justice Hall (Mary Russell, #6)
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read in July, 2012
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A Grave Talent by Laurie R. King
A Grave Talent (Kate Martinelli, #1)
by Laurie R. King (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2012
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Excellent character development, well written. Somehow the right book at the right time, I really enjoyed the read. Highly recommended for mystery readers, quite contemporary although a 1995 copyright.
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The Skinner by Neal Asher
The Skinner (Spatterjay, #1)
by Neal Asher (Goodreads Author)
read in June, 2012
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Imaginative, violent, advanced teenager stuff still appealing to an older guy. No character fully developed, but many well sketched. Books that sometimes revel in violence have less and less appeal to me. Good sense of humor.
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