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Green for Danger
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"((I am reading this book after having seen Sidney Gilliat's film of the same name, starring Alastair Sim.))" May 24, 2020 11:04PM

Dostoevsky: The S...
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"So ended the life of Time, just as the joint enterprise of the Dostoevsky brothers had begun to raise its head above water financially, and its demise left Mikhail saddled with a huge load of debt." Oct 01, 2017 08:31PM

Brown Dog: Novellas
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"The October before, he had rediscovered his childhood sweetheart, Rose, though it must be said Rose had never offered a single gesture of affection in their youth, and she wasn't overly forthcoming in the present. To think of her as a sweetheart at all would be called a far reach, in sailing terms. She was born mean, captious, sullen, with occasional small dirty windows of charm." May 06, 2016 09:37PM

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