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Educated by Tara Westover
"What an interesting fantasy novel.

I'm kidding.
I think.

Some parts of this do seem farfetched, such as how an uneducated mountain wildgirl clicked her heels together, magicked up thousands of dollars (yeah, yeah, scholarships don't cover everythin..." Read more of this review »
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Frank Marr Detective always in the first person, always with him, with his thoughts--the rest of the world gets glimpses but his reader gets the whole guy--at least as much of it as this reader would want.

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Frank Marr Detective always in the first person, always with him, with his thoughts--the rest of the world gets glimpses but his reader gets the whole guy--at least as much of it as this reader would want.

You are in the inner circle of this flawed
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Frank Marr Detective always in the first person, always with him, with his thoughts--the rest of the world gets glimpses but his reader gets the whole guy--at least as much of it as this reader would want.

You are in the inner circle of this flawed
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How exquisite this work is. Thank you so much, Esi Edugyan. To find joy and beauty in such terrible suffering, to find redemption in spite of unending injustice--to bring home, once again and moreso and deeper--the haunting terror of living always in ...more
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The Gates of Rome by Conn Iggulden
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After reading three of the Khan series, I looked for more of Conn Iggulden's writings. This, the first of the "Emperor" series, "The Gates of Rome", once again captures the excitement and the beauty of youth, of childhood, and the forces surrounding ...more
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“Clearly the secret of happiness...is a variation on the general principle of banging your head against a wall, and then stopping.”
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“...it just goes to show you can't leave anything behind. You bring it all with you, whether you want to or not.”
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