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The Rise and Fall of the British Empire
Lawrence James
W.W. Prescott: Forgotten Giant of Adventism's Second Generation
Gilbert M. Valentine
The Histories
G.C. Macaulay, G.C. Macauley, Donald Lateiner, David Lateiner, Herodotus
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G.C. Macaulay, G.C. Macauley, Donald Lateiner, David Lateiner, Herodotus
January 2019
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Gerry had arranged with Beryl on Sunday that she should drive him to Euston and take the Alvis back to Beverley House. “Urge...
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Heyerdahl's an interesting character; it appears he's a true damn-the-torpedoes adventurer, but his nature, as expressed in h...
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Dalia is a member of a Mayan tribe whose members rarely have contact with the outside world. Her family has been chosen to k...
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As much as I may like books, the (very romantcised) idea of working in a bookshop has never appealed to me, ... because the t...
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This was a reread - Obsidian Blue and I did a buddy read of this one back in 2016. I remember that I enjoyed it, although I t...
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A few years ago I started a Madeleine L'Engle project. I read some of her Chronos/Kairos series (which starts with A Wrinkle ...
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Genevieve Planché is a French refugee in England. Her family are Huguenots, unwanted by the French King Louis XV. Geneviev...
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Continuing with my Valdemar read, I'm loosely planning on reading two or three books a month. Arrow's Flight is the second o...
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'The Miniaturist' was a satisfying and weird historical fiction set in 17th century Amsterdam. Nella Oortman is the new wife ...
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I had to look back over the past year's books to confirm this, but I think this was the most pleasant surprise of 2018. 'Podk...
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Having finished Gaudy Night on Monday morning, I haven't read anything new since I finished the book. And this isn't the u...
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If the cover art weren't a clue, Perrin takes center stage in this volume with a final confrontation with the Whitecloaks und...
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After a long hiatus, I've resolved to start reading these again. Whenever I feel like I need a boost I'll go ahead and buy an...
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In Madhuri Vijay's 'The Far Field' a young woman named Kalyani explores the fraught and tender relationship between herself a...
January 2019
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I had planned to read this one for a 1944 club on my blog but ran out of time. This is my second Gibbons, and I have not yet ...