A Scottish-Canadian Blethering On About Books

Notes and reflections - not really worthy to be called reviews - written at various times over a long life of eclectic reading.

Today
September
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August 2017
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I had previously read some books from JP Sloan (The Curse Merchant) but they were quite different from Yea Though I Walk, whi...
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With historical accuracy, Dunkirk: A Miracle of Deliverance describes the evacuation of the British forces from the beaches o...
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reviewed: Visions in Death (Robb)
This was a light and easy impulse read before I embark again on my more literary projects. I've read a couple of these "In De...
Visions in Death - J.D. Robb
reviewed: In Bitter Chill (Ward)
Recommended on some book discussion board or other, this is one of the few debut crime novels I've read. Usually a writer wil...
In Bitter Chill - Sarah Ward
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reviewed: And Furthermore (Dench)
"Do not consider this an autobiography. I have neither the time nor the skill to write one," warns Dame Judi right at the beg...
And Furthermore - Judi Dench
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I'm not very experienced in reading poetry. I can say I like it, but always is small portions. Woman Much Missed collects poe...
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Birds have arrived, the chosen and the unwanted, the damaged, the accidentally displaced from nests. They have stayed, or gon...
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I don't know what it was with this book, but after reading Corvus this one just paled in comparison. Woolfson seemed to repea...
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With this year being the 500th anniversary of the Reformation, everyone should be reading something about Martin Luther, and ...
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The Thick of the Plot (Date unknown) by George Goodwin Kilburne (1839-1924) [x]
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Starr Fall was an exciting read! I liked the idea of this type of shadowy government unit recruiting the best and the brighte...
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I really liked the idea of this book. I am a big fan of Greek and Roman Mythology and the idea of this epic battle between th...