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Up the Mountain

How Green Was My Valley by Richard Llewellyn won a National Book Award in 1940. Written by an author of Welsh descent, the well-known story may be familiar to many who have seen the movie by the same name. Once … Continue reading

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Serendipity

Love in Lower – Case by Francesc Miralles is a fictional novel written by an author who was born in Barcelona. It has been translated into 20 languages. After reading it, I understand why it is so popular. As the … Continue reading

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Misconception

The Hundred-Year House by Rebecca Makkai is a novel told in reverse. Makkai begins with a cast of characters living in 1999 on a North Shore estate in Lake Forest, IL, which had formerly been an artist community.┬áThe story then … Continue reading

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