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Cloud Atlas by David Mitchell
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Five Bells by Gail Jones
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Five Bells by Gail Jones
" Four people converge one Saturday on Circular Quay, within sight of the iconic Sydney Opera House and harbour bridge. Only two are known to each other ...more "
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Serious Men by Manu Joseph
Serious Men
by Manu Joseph (Goodreads Author)
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This was a selection for my book club, and to be honest I was not optimistic. The whole premise sounded a bit hokey - not my thang. But I was VERY pleasantly surprised. The story centers around a research institute in Mumbai, run by a man who believe ...more
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River of Darkness by Rennie Airth
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Wonderful mystery. I haven't read them in order - read the last in the series first, but knew I wanted to read the first two. I found this one (the first in the series) less heavily weighted with procedural stuff, and more suspenseful. Airth builds s ...more
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Cape Breton Road by D.R. MacDonald
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Cape Breton Road was an engaging read. Innis Corbett left Canada as a child with his parents, who settled in Boston. Following the death of his father, he is left with a mother who moves from man to man. Young Innis, now 20, has come home to Cape Bre ...more
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Fauna by Alissa York
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I really enjoyed Fauna. It is the story of a small group of young people, diverse in their backgrounds, but united in their love for Toronto's urban wildlife. Stephen and Guy run an auto wrecking business, but behind the scenes care for and rehabilit ...more
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The Dead of Winter by Rennie Airth
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A police procedural, set in England at the close of the Second World War. A young Polish woman is found murdered, and retired police investigator John Madden becomes involved in the solving of the crime. He has a vested interest, as he was her employ ...more
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The Wildfire Season by Andrew Pyper
The Wildfire Season
by Andrew Pyper (Goodreads Author)
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A story of fires, grizzlies, and men behaving badly. Then, of course, there's redemption. An OK book, but Pyper tries too hard to be literary and poetic, with limited success. If you want a testosterone rush, you'll get it. If you want something a bi ...more
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The Charming Quirks of Others by Alexander McCall Smith
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Another winner from McCall Smith in the Isabel Dalhousie series. As usual, Isabel is dealing with matters professional and domestic, but always, in either case, with a philosophical approach to problem solving. In this installment, she is asked to as ...more
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