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The Sea, the Sea by Iris Murdoch
" Tremendous review, Mrs!

Interesting that among plots, reminiscences, theatrical friends and ex lovers there are also quests. What's the quest for? Does
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The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
" The 19th-century setting is interesting. I'm guessing the ancient serpent never really show up cos it's not that (my) kinda book.

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The Essex Serpent by Sarah Perry
"Reading this was like looking at the back of a tapestry: I can see the skill with which the rich materials are worked, feel the magic instilled, and know there is something fascinating on the other side - but it’s less than the sum of its parts. T..." Read more of this review »
The Fish That Climbed a Tree by Kevin Ansbro
" Laysee wrote: "Great review, Apatt. I agree that this book defies genre labelling. It is richly textured."

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House of Suns by Alastair Reynolds
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Doctor Sleep by Stephen King
"I was only a kid when I read the Shining, but it left a very favorable impression upon me. Much better than the admittedly iconic movie. Even so, I was left in the dust of my memories when I got to know the fully grown up kid I had been rooting fo..." Read more of this review »
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“Listen to them. Children of the night. What music they make.”

This iconic quote illustrates the unfathomable depth of Dracula’s evil. Not only does he have terrible taste in music (wolf metal, anyone?), he is keen to inflict his awful taste on poor J
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Kurt Vonnegut
“How nice -- to feel nothing, and still get full credit for being alive.”
Kurt Vonnegut, Slaughterhouse-Five

Jane Austen
“Silly things do cease to be silly if they are done by sensible people in an impudent way.”
Jane Austen, Emma

F. Scott Fitzgerald
“I hope she'll be a fool -- that's the best thing a girl can be in this world, a beautiful little fool.”
F. Scott Fitzgerald, The Great Gatsby

Douglas Adams
“Let's think the unthinkable, let's do the undoable. Let us prepare to grapple with the ineffable itself, and see if we may not eff it after all.”
Douglas Adams, Dirk Gently's Holistic Detective Agency

Charles Dickens
“It is a far, far better thing that I do, than I have ever done; it is a far, far better rest that I go to than I have ever known.”
Charles Dickens, A Tale of Two Cities

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