Garth Pettersen

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Garth Pettersen For me it's being a writer. I've wanted to be a writer since I was eleven and now I am. How good is that? When I retired from teaching, I had the time…moreFor me it's being a writer. I've wanted to be a writer since I was eleven and now I am. How good is that? When I retired from teaching, I had the time to write. I knew I had a talent for writing from feedback I received at various times. What I had to learn was the craft of writing and that was a humbling realization. Now when I write I celebrate that I can do it, AND, that I know what I'm doing.(less)
Garth Pettersen "Margery, don't you love watching the Thriller video when we're sitting in the dark, the wind is scratching branches against the house, and the moon…more"Margery, don't you love watching the Thriller video when we're sitting in the dark, the wind is scratching branches against the house, and the moon is full? Margery?(less)
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Beautifully written novel. I think they call this a time-slip, where one storyline involves searching out the story of characters who have long since passed. I found it very compelling and loved the variety of settings in different parts of Europe. O ...more
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I really enjoyed The Man From Berlin. It has elements similar to Martin Cruz Smith and Tom Robb Smith's Soviet novels: a good man burdened by the past trying to solve a crime under the weight of an oppressive regime, in this case the Nazis. Great ten ...more
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An excellent read and an outstanding example of how to craft a novel around a theme. I would recommend to book clubs for discussion.
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What a great book. I wish I could write like this guy. So good.
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