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A Thousand Pardons by Jonathan  Dee
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This is an intelligent book, easy to read, with some very funny scenes, a few very irritating bits (I could have done without the daughter, Sara, totally), and as the author says in the afterword ("The Inspiration for A Thousand Pardons") an investme ...more
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The Myth of Piers Plowman by Lawrence Warner
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A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger
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A Burnable Book by Bruce Holsinger
A Burnable Book (John Gower, #1)
by Bruce Holsinger (Goodreads Author)
read in March, 2014
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Two sliding-doors moments in my life colour my response to this wonderful book. First, it's 2007, and having spent the past few years writing a scholarly book on the great fourteenth-century poem Piers Plowman, I decided I needed to plot my escape fr ...more
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Matilda by Roald Dahl
Matilda
by Roald Dahl
read in August, 2013
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I read this book after my son and I saw the West End production with songs by Tim Minchin: my introduction to Matilda. When I was a kid, I loved the Charlie books and James and the Giant Peach, which my first-grade teacher read to us. Matilda is from ...more
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How It All Began by Penelope Lively
How It All Began
by Penelope Lively
read in September, 2012
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This is a good intelligent book: a gentle exploration of the butterfly effect combined with kitchen sink drama. I was surprised after I read it to learn how seasoned (and celebrated) the author was. A nice little surprise.
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Full Dark House by Christopher Fowler
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I went to a show in this theatre as I was reading it (Singin' in the Rain if you're curious) which only increased my enjoyment. This is a great series
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