Monthly Archives: April 2011

The Winter Sea by Susanna Kearsley

Just finished reading this delightful novel and as I turned to the “virtual” back cover, I released a pleasant sigh. This is why I read. So I want to use this book to look at what comes together to produce … Continue reading

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What is it about England?

Is it just me, or is a novel set in 19th century England like the pied piper? I can’t stay away. I love, love, love stories set in this time and place. Of course I’m a Jane Austen fan, but … Continue reading

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The Novel With a Slow Build

The story with a slow build. I talked about it last time, and I promised more. The title is Cutting for Stone by Abraham Verghese, and the story is extraordinary. Like anything involving delayed gratification, sometimes worthwhile journeys require slogging … Continue reading

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