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"I tried it a few years ago, Paul, and wound up reaching the same conclusion. I've been told, however, that it gets better. Really.

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The Goldfinch by Donna Tartt
The Goldfinch
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The Bird Artist by Howard Norman
The Bird Artist
by Howard Norman
read in March, 2014
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Loaned to me by a friend, a promotional copy of The Bird Artist languished on my book shelves, unread, unloved, for 20 years. It is no longer unread, but it may still be unloved.

Set in Newfoundland in the early 1900s, the story seems mostly concerned...more
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Great Expectations by Charles Dickens
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Mercury Falls by Robert Kroese
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The Tourist by Olen Steinhauer
The Tourist (The Tourist, #1)
by Olen Steinhauer
recommended to Bill Purdy by: "The" Reynolds
recommended for: Anyone who likes spy stories
read in March, 2009
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What started out as a firm 3-star novel (mostly because spy books belong to a genre I never could quite penetrate) finished up as a near-enough-to-four-star novel that I gave it the benefit of the up-rounding. Four stars!

All the standard twists and d...more
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Bill Purdy and 3 other people liked Chris's review of Saga, Volume 2:
Saga, Volume 2 by Brian K. Vaughan
" Hoo boy - what a difference 10 years makes. Brian K. Vaughan's "Y: The Last Man" didn't really do it for me - quit after a few volumes due to losing patience with a story that was all concept, no heart. Saga, Vaughan's recent (a decade after Y beg... " Read more of this review »
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