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The Help by Kathryn Stockett
The Help
by Kathryn Stockett (Goodreads Author)
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I can see the many virtues of this book, and can understand its popularity in the US. But from Australia, where I am reading, it didn't connect to the world I experience. I guess it was one of those times when I felt it was assumed i could feel the r...more
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What-A-Mess, the Good by Frank  Muir
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The Litigators by John Grisham
The Litigators
by John Grisham (Goodreads Author)
read in July, 2014
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I had such fun reading this. I have always enjoyed Grisham because of his legal themes and because he can blessedly write a sentence, structure a paragraph and use punctuation.

This is a more recent effort and while he continue his sense of the injust...more
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Mistress of the Monarchy by Alison Weir
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Like the Author, I read Anna Selwyn's Novel 'Katherine', a long time ago. And also like the author it made an impression on me which left me with an interest in its heroine.

This book is of the usual standard of scholarship that Alison Weir offers. In...more
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Bad Debts by Peter Temple
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The Remedy by Thomas Goetz
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The Towers of Trebizond by Rose Macaulay
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The Charles Dickens Cookbook by Brenda Marshall
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Caring for the M.E. Patient by Jodi Bassett
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Elie Wiesel
“The opposite of love is not hate, it's indifference. The opposite of art is not ugliness, it's indifference. The opposite of faith is not heresy, it's indifference. And the opposite of life is not death, it's indifference.”
Elie Wiesel

Graham Greene
“That was my first instinct -- to protect him. It never occurred to me that there was a greater need to protect myself. Innocence always calls mutely for protection when we would be so much wiser to guard ourselves against it: innocence is like a dumb leper who has lost his bell, wandering the world, meaning no harm.”
Graham Greene, The Quiet American

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