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Book Review: Deeds Of The Disturber

Deeds Of The Disturber (Amelia Peabody #5), by Elizabeth Peters This book comes at an interesting place in that it follows the earlier books in the series (and makes reference to several of them) but also manages to move the … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Original Of Laura (Dying Is Fun)

The Original Of Laura (Dying Is Fun):  A Novel In Fragments, by Vladimir Nabokov Apparently the author of this book wanted the fragment destroyed but his wife and then his son were unwilling to destroy even a fragmentary masterpiece from … Continue reading

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Book Review: Pale Fire

Pale Fire, by Vladimir Nabokov There are some writers whose creativity is so great and whose way of writing and thinking are so elusive that they become classic authors of all-time works without others being able to get a good … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jitney (The Century Cycle #8)

Jitney (The Century Cycle #8), by August Wilson In this play the author manages to again provide a thoughtful look at the black experience, in this case looking at the gap between the hopes and aspirations of blacks in the … Continue reading

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Book Review: Seven Guitars (The Century Cycle #5)

Seven Guitars (The Century Cycle #5), by August Wilson I must say that as someone who reads plays a lot, it is somewhat surprising to me to think that this play is the first I have read by this particular … Continue reading

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Book Review: And Every Word Is True

And Every Word Is True, by Gary McAvoy [Note:  This book was provided free of charge by Reedsy Discovery for the purposes of review.  All thoughts and opinions are my own.  Review originally published here:  https://reedsy.com/discovery/book/and-every-word-is-true-gary-mcavoy%5D Like many people, I … Continue reading

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Book Review: In Heaven As On Earth

In Heaven As On Earth:  A Vision Of The Afterlife, by M. Scott Peck This is clearly a book of fiction, literary fiction of the sort that seeks to present the author’s own viewpoints as reality through a story where … Continue reading

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What Is Not Seen

The noted 19th century French economist Frederic Bastiat wrote, among his several works completed before his untimely death due to consumption, an insightful work called “That Which Is Seen, And That Which Is Not Seen.”  This particular work was written … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Graveyard Of The Hesperides

The Graveyard Of The Hesperides (A Flavia Albia Mystery #4), by Lindsey Davis This book continues the author’s winning streak of writing a compelling mystery series set in a dark world that is both historically researched and chillingly relevant.  Beyond … Continue reading

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Book Review: Deadly Election

Deadly Election (A Flavia Albia Mystery #3), by Lindsey Davis What is it that makes a series compelling?  While I am fond of historical mysteries, they are not a genre that I have read as widely as I would perhaps … Continue reading

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