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The Twelve Caesars
Suetonius, Michael Grant, Robert Graves
War of Eagles
Tom Clancy, Jeff Rovin, Steve Pieczenik
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November
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Suetonius, Michael Grant, Robert Graves
Tom Clancy, Jeff Rovin, Steve Pieczenik
November 2019
20
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Bulwer-Lytton is a guilty pleasure for me; he's nowhere near as good a writer as some of his Victorian contemporaries, but I ...
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This novel opens strikingly with a "modern woman" of the US East Coast in the '20s (well, 1919) fighting her very expensive c...
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This is a short story in e-book form, probably transcribed into some project like Project Gutenberg from its original existen...
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Silly, silly, silly - I love some P.G. Wodehouse to pass a few harmless hours, even early Wodehouse (like this) that is not q...
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This is solid, psychologically sound and surprisingly good fiction from an author who's made his name as a journalist, and wh...
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I believe this is the first mass murder we have seen Banks tackle; and Robinson doesn't spare us in the first chapter with hi...
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This is another entry in the "classics I never read" category. I resist the temptation to add the "Canadian" tag to it just b...
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I was a massive Baryshnikov fan back in the 70s and 80s, and therefore this memoir by corps de ballet dancer Michael Langlois...
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This is the second of John Buchan's WWI spy thrillers featuring British colonial hero supreme Richard Hannay (he's South Afri...
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This American mystery novel is from 1911, and is therefore coaeval with the work of Anna Katherine Green. The detective most ...
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An early novel by Collins (though the introduction, in the Kindle version I read, indicated that this was a later edition tha...
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Walter Hubbell, the author of this curiosity, was apparently an actor with a strong interest in the paranormal, like many oth...
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This is the first novel James was willing, in later life, to acknowledge, though not the first he wrote. That in itself tells...
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I bought this as a sort of adjunct to Thor Heyerdahl's Ra book, which is also about an Atlantic crossing in an unpowered boat...
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By the title, you'd think this might well be a romance, but although there's a young love element to the plot, it in fact is ...