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The Mammoth Book of the Westerns by Jon E. Lewis
" Liedzeit wrote: "Isn’t Gary Cooper a prototype Western hero? But actually, the painting is a blend between Cooper and John Wayne. And maybe some more? ...more "
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The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford by Ron Hansen
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Hornblower and the Hotspur by C.S. Forester
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Lieutenant Hornblower by C.S. Forester
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One of my favorites in the series, if only because we get to see Hornblower as a cocksure boy through the eyes of Bush, his later devoted friend and subordinate. But what Bush gets to relate to us is an embarrassment of riches, the mystery of the cap ...more
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Harry Potter and the Cursed Child, Parts 1 & 2 by John Tiffany
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As you might expect, this is a tale for the true fans. The series began to lose something for me after book four, becoming far more interested in developing the mythos of the Potter World than developing the characters. Once the angst set in and the ...more
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Hornblower and the Atropos. C.S. Forester by C.S. Forester
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If we follow on the track laid by Hornblower and the Crisis, then Hornblower forged a deception that fooled the French into meeting Nelson at Trafalgar and then while that battle was raging he went to Gloucestershire with his family. I suppose there ...more
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Hornblower and the Atropos. C.S. Forester by C.S. Forester
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If we follow on the track laid by Hornblower and the Crisis, then Hornblower forged a deception that fooled the French into meeting Nelson at Trafalgar and then while that battle was raging he went to Gloucestershire with his family. I suppose there ...more
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Hornblower During the Crisis by C.S. Forester
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Too brief and unpolished. The premise that a deception of Hornblower's is the reason that the French fleet sailed into disaster at Trafalgar is the largest claim to importance that Forester ever made for Hornblower, with the possible exception of the ...more
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Ship of the Line by C.S. Forester
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This is the novel that severs the series in half. Which makes sense, given that Forester wrote the 11 novels of the series starting at the middle (Beat to Quarters) and this was the second book written. This is the novel that sets up Hornblower's lat ...more
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The Magicians by Lev Grossman
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