Monthly Archives: October 2014

Human Sacrifice

The Narrow Road to the Deep North by Richard Flanagan has been named winner of the 2014 Man Booker Prize. It is the second nominated book I have read and I found it riveting. This is a fictional novel based … Continue reading

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Nothing But the Truth

First Impressions by Charlie Lovett is a great book for those who enjoy mysteries in addition to Jane Austen novels. It has been decades since I read Austen in high school and this novel prompted me to reminisce not only … Continue reading

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Distant Cousins

We Are All Completely Beside Ourselves by Karen Joy Fowler was recently short-listed for the 2014 Man Booker Prize for Fiction. After motoring through the book, I understand why. This is a very original story told in the first-person by … Continue reading

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