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message 1: by Aubrey (last edited Apr 29, 2015 08:52PM) (new) - added it

Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments The Last Samurai, Helen Dewitt, 2000, United States, NOVEL

"...if helen dewitt wasn't technically a child prodigy herself, her debut novel cements her as a prodigious novelist ... it pulses with life, stripping away the protective decorations of monumental importance so much literature insulates itself with to get to the emotional core of common intellectual crises..."

(Aidan, review)

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Fionnuala
Vipassana


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Fionnuala Well deserving of a place in any Great Books list.

https://www.goodreads.com/review/show...


message 3: by Aubrey (last edited Jul 31, 2014 05:44PM) (new) - added it

Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments Aha! I had a hunch I should check on this one again. Thanks for your review, Fionnuala.


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Aubrey (korrick) | 2004 comments Thanks for your review, Vipassana. It has now been incorporated above.


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