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Juno and the Paycock
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by Anita Diamant (Goodreads Author)
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I received this book as a digital ARC from the publisher through Net Galley in return for an honest review.
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Mother Courage an...
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Laura Laura said: " From BBC Radio 4 Extra:
Mother Courage follows warring armies with her travelling canteen - selling provisions - but at what cost? Sheila Hancock stars as Anna Fierling, nicknamed "Mother Courage".

One of the great plays of the 20th century, written ju
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Laura made a comment on her review of Juno and the Paycock
Juno and the Paycock by Seán O'Casey
" ☯Bettie☯ wrote: "Film here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=NHMVnc..."

I won't miss this Hitchcock's movie!! Many thanks dear friend.
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Laura and 10 other people liked Hana's review of Nicholas and Alexandra:
Nicholas and Alexandra by Robert K. Massie
"A sweeping, tragic, impossibly romantic family saga; this is history so compulsively readable that I finished it in a single weekend. I knew, of course, how the story ends, but I found myself caring so much that I longed to see history re-written...." Read more of this review »
The Good Lord Bird by James McBride
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The Shock of the Fall by Nathan Filer
The Shock of the Fall
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Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht
" thanks Broken and Hunger "
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Juno and the Paycock by Seán O'Casey
Juno and the Paycock
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Mother Courage and Her Children by Bertolt Brecht
Mother Courage and Her Children
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From BBC Radio 4 Extra:
Mother Courage follows warring armies with her travelling canteen - selling provisions - but at what cost? Sheila Hancock stars as Anna Fierling, nicknamed "Mother Courage".

One of the great plays of the 20th century, written ju
...more
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The Nightingale by Kristin Hannah
" thanks Hunger "
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Ernest Hemingway
“There is no friend as loyal as a book.”
Ernest Hemingway

Horace Mann
“A house without books is like a room without windows.”
Horace Mann

Bil Keane
“Yesterday is history, tomorrow is a mystery, today is a gift of God, which is why we call it the present.”
Bil Keane

Katherine Mansfield
“The pleasure of all reading is doubled when one lives with another who shares the same books.”
Katherine Mansfield

Arthur Schopenhauer
“Talent hits a target no one else can hit. Genius hits a target no one else can see.”
Arthur Schopenhauer

28257 Comfort Reads — 1334 members — last activity Nov 15, 2014 06:54PM
When life gets busy and you need a break from serious reading what do you reach for? A comfort read means something different to everyone so join us, ...more
47713 3 Ms and more — 10 members — last activity Sep 30, 2013 01:45PM
Couldn't find them in pink unfortunately!
64006 Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2012 — 68 members — last activity Aug 24, 2013 01:02AM
ALERT!!! This Reading Challenge was for 2012. To join NOW, please go to Mount TBR 2013. This group is for those who would like to participate in the Mo ...more
22027 Madam, want to talk about author Mary Stewart? — 125 members — last activity Nov 18, 2014 03:11PM
This group is for readers to discover (or rediscover) Mary Stewart novels. Feel free to join in the discussions and start a new thread as well.
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Some of the best books in the world were written and published in Great Britain between 1837 and 1901. What's not to love? Dickens, the Brontes, Colli ...more
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