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Cleopatra by Stacy Schiff
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bookshelves: knowledge-is-good, veridical

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Reading Progress

July 15, 2012 – Started Reading
July 15, 2012 – Shelved
July 15, 2012 – Shelved as: knowledge-is-good
July 15, 2012 –
9.0%
July 17, 2012 –
22.0%
July 18, 2012 –
26.0%
July 25, 2012 –
35.0% "Wow, Schiff writes poorly. Or, as she would probably say, her prose is content to be defined by passivity, to ramble in disconnected clauses, unable to be reigned in by editors, with the result being that the sentences are likely to come to a long-awaited end without conveying any point in particular."
July 29, 2012 –
50.0%
July 30, 2012 – Shelved as: veridical
July 30, 2012 – Finished Reading

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message 1: by Alex (new)

Alex Really? Good to know. This has been on my vague "maybe I should read this some day" list ever since it came out.


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