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October 2014
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reviewed: "Beware of Pity" by Stefan Zweig
Stefan Zweig generally cut and cut his longer stories until arriving at the essence of the tale. Beware of Pity is therefore...
Beware of Pity - Stefan Zweig, Phyllis Blewitt, Trevor Blewitt
October 2014
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reviewed: "That Close" by Suggs
A supremely enjoyable biography. I am a similar age to Suggs and also grew up in north London so there were many aspects of ...
That Close - Suggs
October 2014
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reviewed: "The Vertigo Years: Europe 1900-1914" by Philipp Blom
Philipp Blom's central thesis is that the years 1900-1914 tend to be overlooked by historians analysing twentieth century his...
The Vertigo Years: Europe, 1900-1914 - Philipp Blom
September 2014
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reviewed: "The Cretan Runner" by George Psychoundakis
I am working my way through all of Patrick Leigh Fermor books and, whilst he is only the translator here (also adding a few h...
The Cretan Runner: His Story of the German Occupation - George Psychoundakis, Patrick Leigh Fermor
September 2014
28
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reviewed: "How the Dead Live" by Derek Raymond
This is the third book in Derek Raymond's Factory series. The Factory novels, nominal police procedurals are narrated by an ...
How the Dead Live (Factory 3) - Derek Raymond
September 2014
22
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reviewed: "Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure" by Artemis Cooper
I read A Time of Gifts by Patrick Leigh Fermor and was so inspired by the experience that I went straight onto this biography...
Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure - Artemis Cooper
September 2014
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reviewed: "The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America's Disimagination Machine" by Henry A. Giroux
First things first, I would never have ordinarily read this book. A member of my book group had picked it up in the famous Ci...
The Violence of Organized Forgetting: Thinking Beyond America's Disimagination Machine - Henry A. Giroux
September 2014
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