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Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson
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I really enjoyed this and will be looking for more from this author.
* set in York so northern perspective
* I liked the 'footnotes' of chapters exploring a family through the whole twentieth century
* it had the real feel of people whose dreams are lo
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Behind the Scenes at the Museum by Kate Atkinson
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Alone in Berlin by Hans Fallada
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A wonderful and sad read. Unlike so much of what I have found about this time, this is written by someone who was there and who lived through the strange and confusing time it must have been. Captures the complication of being ordinary in extraordina ...more
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The Rape of the Lock by Alexander Pope
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The Raven and other poems by Edgar Allan Poe
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The Rime of the Ancient Mariner by Samuel Taylor Coleridge
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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
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The Great Dune Trilogy by Frank Herbert
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Jane Austen's Letters by Jane Austen
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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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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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