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The Tale of Genji
Murasaki Shikibu, Royall Tyler
She Rises
Kate Worsley
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Murasaki Shikibu, Royall Tyler
Kate Worsley
September 2013
24
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September 2013
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It is about a boy named Jim Finnegan who lives in Southern Ireland in the mid eighties and comes from a large family of siste...
The Fields - Kevin Maher
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August 2013
01
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DNF.It isn't bad, it's well written and possibly it could be good. It just isn't capturing me and I don't feel as if I'd be m...
The New York Trilogy - Paul Auster
July 2013
13
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3.5Rose Tremain is one of my favourite authors, although I haven’t read one of hers in a while. I tend to save them up for ti...
Sacred Country - Rose Tremain
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June 2013
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May 2013
05
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Last year sometime I read and reviewed The Howling Miller. I enjoyed it so much I wanted to read something else by Paasilinna...
The Year of the Hare - Arto Paasilinna
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April 2013
17
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DNF. I got about 65 pages in. The following is not a proper review!I hate the writing style. I will never like or appreciate ...
The Night Circus - Erin Morgenstern
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March 2013
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March 2013
06
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This is the third and final book in the Mistborn trilogy featuring Elend and Vin. This ‘review’ will be more based on the who...
The Hero of Ages  - Brandon Sanderson
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February 2013
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finished reading:
February 2013
03
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There is a big void between the front cover and the back cover. I shall review this book properly later on. At least it will ...
When God Was a Rabbit - Sarah Winman
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January 2013
13
reviewed: A Street Cat Named Bob
James Bowen spent ten years living homelessly or in vulnerable housing. By 2007 he was a recovering heroin addict, relying on...
A Street Cat Named Bob - James   Bowen
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January 2013
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December 2012
02
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Broken April is about the Kanun, an ancient Albanian ritual of the blood feud which for centuries has claimed thousands of li...
Broken April - Ismail Kadaré
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November 2012
22
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I really, really really enjoyed this book. It is simply a good story and it came at a time when I wanted a good historical no...
The Road to Jerusalem (The Knight Templar, #1) - Jan Guillou, Steven T. Murray
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November 2012
13
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I’ve had a good roll of short stories lately and they have touched me at exactly the right time. What I like about them is th...
The Elephant Vanishes - Haruki Murakami, Alfred Birnbaum, Jay Rubin
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November 2012
03
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This is a collection of short stories set in a fantasy world that feels like it could be any other. The computer game ‘The Wi...
The Last Wish - Andrzej Sapkowski
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October 2012
27
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October 2012
10
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David McCullough is an acclaimed American historian who has been awarded the Pulitzer Prise for his biography of John Adams. ...
1776: America and Britain at War - David McCullough
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