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The Sound and the Fury
William Faulkner
The Last Man
Anne McWhir
In Search of Walid Masoud (Middle East Literature in Translation)
Allen Roger M. A., Adnan Haydar, Jabra Ibrahim Jabra, جبرا إبراهيم جبرا
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William Faulkner
Anne McWhir
Allen Roger M. A., Adnan Haydar, Jabra Ibrahim Jabra, جبرا إبراهيم جبرا
November 2014
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December 2012
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Very much enjoyed this story of a bright, imaginative, bossy girl running smack into a society she doesn't understand and con...
The Getting Of Wisdom - Henry Handel Richardson
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December 2012
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December 2012
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I am very much the wrong reader for this book. It's well written but my dislike of the characters and impatience with their b...
Black Spring - Alison Croggon
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December 2012
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reviewed: Crucible of Gold (Temeraire Series #7)
Better than the previous book, but still didn't have a focus. I enjoy the characters very much, particularly dour, straight-l...
Crucible of Gold - Naomi Novik
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December 2012
04
reviewed: Tongues of Serpents: A Novel of Temeraire
Not a lot happened in this novel. It seemed to be missing a plot. Possibly this is the one you're commonly advised to skip wh...
Tongues of Serpents: A Novel of Temeraire - Naomi Novik
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November 2012
25
reviewed: Mr. Cavendish, I Presume (Two Dukes of Wyndham Series #2)
The story of the other guy from The Lost Duke of Wyndham. There's a qualitative difference between knowing how a story ends b...
Mr. Cavendish, I Presume (Two Dukes of Wyndham Series #2) -
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November 2012
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October 2012
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reviewed: The Lost Duke of Wyndham (Two Dukes of Wyndham Series #1)
An odd book, felt messy but was mostly tidy.
The Lost Duke of Wyndham (Two Dukes of Wyndham Series #1) -
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October 2012
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This was GREAT. The usual Burroughs rollicking, non-stop, two-fisted, open-throttle biffo as the action veers back and forth ...
Thuvia, Maid of Mars  - Edgar Rice Burroughs
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October 2012
04
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It had to happen. This is just as much two-fisted John Carter fun as the previous books, but I'm quite over Dejah In Distress...
Warlord of Mars (Barsoom #3) - Edgar Rice Burroughs
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September 2012
28
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John Carter is ridiculous, deliciously, hysterically, entertainingly ridiculous. He is the manliest man who ever manned. Neve...
The Gods of Mars - Edgar Rice Burroughs
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September 2012
22
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How awesome are the green women of Mars? Engineers, trauma surgeons, armorers, blacksmiths, teachers and more. What are the g...
A Princess of Mars (Barsoom, #1) - Edgar Rice Burroughs
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September 2012
18
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That Arthur Conan Doyle fellow knows how to write an engaging short story.
The Adventures of Sherlock Holmes  - Richard Lancelyn Green,  Arthur Conan Doyle
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September 2012
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September 2012
07
reviewed: The Mermaid's Madness (Princess Novels Series #2)
Cracking good fun, lady heroes. I don't regret that I stopped reading SF/F in the late Nineties, but I wouldn't have stopped ...
The Mermaid's Madness - Jim C. Hines
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September 2012
06
reviewed: The Secret Mistress
That was fun. Loved the second couple and I was glad their story was not completely off stage. There was a lot of joy in this...
The Secret Mistress - Mary Balogh
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September 2012
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August 2012
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reviewed: Accelerando
This book, too many words about world building, too little characterisation, and I know Stross can do it because I've read an...
Accelerando (Singularity) - Charles Stross
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