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Francis Berger

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Francis Berger was born in New York City in 1971. He has published some short stories, most notably in The Toronto Star. His first novel, The City of Earthly Desire, was released in 2012. He currently resides in a small village near Sopron, Hungary.

A Day or Two Off

A potent stomach virus has knocked me off my feet. Thankfully, no one else in my family has contracted it. I experienced the first symptoms two days ago, but I still feel rather miserable and am not out of the woods yet. In light of this, I think it would be prudent to take a couple of days off to fully recover. I hope to be back blogging tomorrow or the day after that, but for time being, I do... Read more of this blog post »
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Published on June 24, 2019 21:59
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The City of Earthly Desire

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The City of Earthly Desire by Francis Berger
"Having read a lot of historical fiction set in England I was really excited to read about a different country and culture – I wasn't disappointed. The book has a great story line moving through different generations of the same family with inter-w..." Read more of this review »
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I don't understand all of the bad reviews this novel has received, but then again, there are many things I don't understand. Regardless, I thought it was brilliant. Moving prose. Vivid atmospheres. Realistic psychological insights.
Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
" "I need sleep." Lol!
Wish you the best . . . and continued good reading!
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Why I'm No Longer Talking to White People About Race by Reni Eddo-Lodge
Crime and Punishment by Fyodor Dostoyevsky
"This book was quite an psychological and emotional rollercoaster, perhaps because I happen to be facing my own Rodion Roddy moment recently. No matter, as I think it helped me better appreciate the book, unlike if I was reading it in a manner whic..." Read more of this review »
" That is very kind of you. I hope you enjoy the novel. Best wishes. "
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