What did you read this year?
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This is my journey in books for 2018!
TOTALSI read 28,410 pages across 94 books
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KAYE’S AVERAGE RATING FOR 2018
Kaye’s first review of the year
it was ok
I'm not sure why I ever pick up these books. They all have commonalities; sexual abuse, extreme poverty, welfare services, deadbeat dads who can't provide for everyone and impregnate way too many wives too often, spousal abuse and misogyny. For all that, this is more interesting than most, perhaps because it is told from the viewpoint of the narrator's childhood. The writing is nothing to get excited about, and the book is repetitious, but if you ...more
Kaye’s last review of the year
really liked it
An absolutely fascinating story based on the history of a division of the SOE during WWII. This special division sent women into the field to work as agents to disrupt Nazi logistics and aid the French resistance during WWII. This book centers around the story of one of the agents, who seems like an unlikely recruit, and also follows the story of the main handler of the girls in the field. Less integrated is the story of the woman who finds out a ...more