Tag Archives: Spain

In Search of Glory

Napoleon: Life, legacy, and image: A biography by Alan Forrest is an interesting biography about the famous Corsican man of humble beginnings who promoted himself to Emperor in the 19th century. I have always been fascinated by Napoleon and decided … Continue reading

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Unfinished Business

For Isabel, a Mandala by Antonio Tabucchi and translated by Elizabeth Harris is a small novel with a big message. This is a contemplative story about a dead Polish writer named Tadeus who returns to Earth from a star. His … Continue reading

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We Believe in God

A Column of Fire by Ken Follett is novel number five in a series of books. I haven’t read the previous novels, but this one stands well on its own. The novel takes place in England and France during the … Continue reading

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Healing Water

I decided to read By the River Piedra I Sat Down & Wept by Paulo Coelho after becoming intrigued by the book’s title on a friend’s Goodreads list.  Coelho is a well-known author (The Alchemist), but this is the first time … Continue reading

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