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reviewed: My Brilliant Friend
“I am made and remade continually. Different people draw different words from me.” So said Virginia Woolf and this, the forgi...
My Brilliant Friend (Neapolitan Novels Book 1) - Elena Ferrante
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reviewed: Their Finest Hour and a Half by Lissa Evans
Their Finest Hour is about the making of a movie during the blitz. Initially I was struck by the lovely subtle wit of the voi...
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While looking through some old 3.5 inch floppy disks, I found some of my old high school English papers. Well this is the sto...
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An interesting view of Hans Fallada's experiences in Nazi Germany, including how he was considered an "undesirable writer" by...
reviewed: A fabulous retelling of King Lear
Smiley uses King Lear as her framework for this novel. We have the ailing patriarch, a kingdom in decline and his three conte...
A Thousand Acres - Jane Smiley
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