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Things in Jars
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Amitav Ghosh has been writing novels for a while now, and this is his latest. It is also my first of his. I had a bit of trepidation going in for I thought it was going to be a bit dystopian and depressing. And though it is not a joyous romp by any ...more
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Gun Island by Amitav Ghosh
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Amitav Ghosh has been writing novels for a while now, and this is his latest. It is also my first of his. I had a bit of trepidation going in for I thought it was going to be a bit dystopian and depressing. And though it is not a joyous romp by any ...more
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Five Days Gone by Laura Cumming
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I thought this was going to be more of a memoir. It really isn't. It is more of a tribute to a mother and her mysterious past. And it is very compelling (eventually) and moving. Laura Cumming's mother, Betty, was kidnapped from a beach when she was ...more
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