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October
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October 2018
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I read the original bundle for this book back in 2017, so I decided to do re-reads, with stand alone reviews. Can't lie, this...
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I really like this novel but jeez, it's far too long.
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Nope, not a rock. A stone, but not a rock. A hailstone! We just had a brief (10-minute) but torrential rain with hail,...
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I'm only at the beginning and already know this will be an emotional ride
October 2018
22
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I fell in love with Rooney after reading Conversations with Friends. I’ve read a lot of good books this year, but this one ha...
text: Bingo - 2 more
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This is one of the Inspector Littlejohn mysteries. I figured it out early on in the tale, so I'd just call it a middling myst...
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...and I liked it. I decided about an hour before the movie started that I was going to go see it, so I was in a bit of a r...
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Inspector Spence is in this one - I had forgotten that he made an appearance here! And, one of the villagers just told Poirot...
October 2018
21
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Blue is SO MUCH FUN! I need to yell it. Will translate my happy squealing later, and if you heard those, sorry. I'm a...
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I don't like any of these people. I feel as if I'm reading an assignment, that I should feel somehow uplifted. I'm feeling...
October 2018
20
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First came Jaws by Peter Benchley, a novel about a stressed-out great white shark suffering from portion control issues.
reblogged: RIP Anthea Bell
Thanks to BrokenTune for the original post, otherwise I would missed this devasting news.
from BrokenTune
www.theguardian.com/books/2018/oct/18/anthea-bell-magnificent-translator-of-asterix-and-kafka-dies-aged-82?CMP=fb_gu&fbclid=IwAR2ass-pPbpvkCAtbEoZ2qrEvfQK7AUrKDe10cE-XtPjWj3vv-0fpExrRHo
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How much poorer the world would be without literature in translation. And Anthea Bell made a huge impact.
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1) What fine part of the world are you reading from today? Philadelphia, PA USA2) Which book in your stack are you most looki...