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Caesar by Christian Meier
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Four Princes by John Julius Norwich
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The Last Kingdom by Bernard Cornwell
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O King Hereafter, why couldn't you be more like THIS book?

a) This book is first person versus KH's third person. Consequently you get way more into the protagonist's head, and I understand Uhtred's personality and motivations a lot better than I und
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Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell by Susanna Clarke
"Sigh, just what we need, another revolutionary, unusual fantasy book by an author with a practiced mastery of tone. When will authors like Clarke realize that what the fantasy genre needs are more pseudo-medieval monomyths that sprawl out into fif..." Read more of this review »
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" Went with that one instead of Lies of Locke Lamora, eh? "
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In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
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This was a quick, fascinating read.

My only concern was that, despite notes in the acknowledgments to the contrary, I felt like maybe the author was taking too much of his story from Martha Dodd's recollections. She seems a vain, flighty peacock of a
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Hitler by Ian Kershaw
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In the Garden of Beasts by Erik Larson
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This was a quick, fascinating read.

My only concern was that, despite notes in the acknowledgments to the contrary, I felt like maybe the author was taking too much of his story from Martha Dodd's recollections. She seems a vain, flighty peacock of a
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The New Tsar by Steven Lee Myers
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This was an amazing book, concise (not in page count, but in the points he was conveying) and very readable. My only complaint is that Putin is still in power, and barring a major political upheaval will win the "election" and be in power for at leas ...more
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Dorothy Dunnett
“I despised men who accepted their fate. I shaped mine twenty times and had it broken twenty times in my hands.”
Dorothy Dunnett, The Game of Kings

202000 Dorothy Dunnett Book Club — 95 members — last activity 11 hours, 22 min ago
Starting March 1, 2017 this group will read Dorothy Dunnet's novels starting with the Lymond Chronicles. We will take 2 months to read each novel and ...more
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