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W. Nicol It is said that, eventually, all men must die. He didn't, and he wouldn't.
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Icarus and the Virgin

4.13 avg rating — 8 ratings — published 2013
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The Mermaid and Mrs. Hancock by Imogen Hermes Gowar
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A unique take on Georgian life. As far removed from Georgette Heyer as Hogarth.
Absolutely brilliant.
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Katharina Fortitude by Margaret Skea
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A worthy follow-up to Katharina Deliverance. Life in the states and towns of Germany in the late 15th and early 16th century was circumscribed by convention, so the marriage of an ex-nun and an ex-monk was bound to arouse the interest, if not the out ...more
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Margaret Skea's ability to enter the mindset of a relatively obscure historical figure is phenomenal. In this case, her Katharina is both an observer and a participant in events which shaped not just her own location in Germany but which were to shap ...more
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A worthy follow-up to Katharina Deliverance. Life in the states and towns of Germany in the late 15th and early 16th century was circumscribed by convention, so the marriage of an ex-nun and an ex-monk was bound to arouse the interest, if not the out ...more
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Czesław Miłosz
“Not that I want to be a god or a hero. Just to change into a tree, grow for ages, not hurt anyone.”
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Jasper Fforde
“If the real world were a book, it would never find a publisher. Overlong, detailed to the point of distraction-and ultimately, without a major resolution.”
Jasper Fforde, Something Rotten

Aldous Huxley
“You shall know the truth and the truth shall make you mad.”
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Sophie Kinsella
“There’s no such thing as ruining your life. Life’s a pretty resilient thing, it turns out.”
Sophie Kinsella, The Undomestic Goddess




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