Tag Archives: Communism

Salt and Bread

A Gentleman in Moscow by Amor Towles is an amazing fictional story about a man in the Soviet Union in the years following the Russian revolution.  A former Count Alexander Rostov is an aristocrat who is in Paris at the … Continue reading

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Roll Film

Stardust by Joseph Kanon is a mystery novel set in Hollywood soon after the end of World War II. This is a spy thriller which kicks off with a GI named Ben receiving word that his brother Danny, a film director, … Continue reading

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Strangled Songbird

Zoli is the third book I have read by Colum McCann and once again, I am amazed by the depth of his work.  Written in 2007, this book is one which jumped out at me while I was searching for another … Continue reading

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