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Monthly Archives: August 2016
I’ve made no secret of my devotion to Louise Penny’s Three Pines / Inspector Gamache novels. The 12th and latest in the series, A Great Reckoning, was published today (August 30) and arrived in my mailbox an hour ago. I’m in … Continue reading
I took a break from Krueger to read a quite different book, The Methods of Sergeant Cluff by Gil North. This 1961 novel is the second in the Cluff series, and I wish I’d gotten the first one, Sergeant Cluff Stands Firm … Continue reading
this is the 232nd in my series of forgotten or seldom read books Samsara by John Hamilton Lewis, Durbin House, 2002 hardcover, historical, 1940-55, Asia/Hong Kong I’m not terribly fond of books written in little bits and snatches like two page paragraphs, and I’m … Continue reading
Realizing a new Cork O’Conner novel by William Kent Krueger is coming next month, I thought I’d better see where I was in that series. I’m much further behind that I realized, so I’ve started Vermillion Drift, which is the 10th in the … Continue reading
this is the 231st in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The Virgin in the Ice by Ellis Peters, © 1982, Fawcett Crest paperback 1984, 5th in Brother Cadfael series I’ve read many of these Cadfael mysteries, so I’m fairly familiar … Continue reading
We’re both doing less reading, due to watching a lot of Olympics plus Barbara’s quilting and my current lack of enthusiasm (perhaps due to the fact that our weather has caught up to the rest of the country and it’s … Continue reading
this is the 230th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The Long-Winded Lady, Notes from the New Yorker by Maeve Brennan, 1969, 1998 non-fiction, collection of essays. I grew up in the country, and the closest I ever … Continue reading
I finished The Long-Winded Lady, notes from The New Yorker by Maeve Brennan. It’s a collection of pieces printed in The New Yorker magazine in the”Talk of the Town” column, and I enjoyed it a lot. Review coming Friday. I’m still reading through the … Continue reading
this is the 229th in my series of forgotten or seldom read books The Collected Stories of Arthur C. Clarke, written and edited by Arthur C. Clarke, Tor 2002 trade paper, science fiction short story collection Certainly Clarke isn’t in the least a … Continue reading