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nellybells made a comment Nov 23 2017
"Really liking this novel a lot. I'm about halfway through; one can start and stop anywhere and then pick it up again. Vignettes, pieces of a Berliner's life, stories told to Dear Visitor, our narrator. This is a quote from the LA Review of B..." Permalink
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The new book from the author of The Buddha of Suburbia comes a novella of passion, revenge, and deception.

Waldo, a f#65533;ted filmmaker, is confined by old age and ill health to his London apartment. Frail and frustrated, he is cared for by his...
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nellybells added a title to their For later shelf Nov 21 2017
A book judged so dangerous in the Soviet Union that not only the manuscript but the ribbons on which it had been typed were confiscated by the state, Life and Fate is an epic tale of World War II and a profound reckoning with the dark forces that...
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In the second of three volumes of this magnificently illustrated cultural history, the tie-in to the PBS and BBC series The Story of the Jews, Simon Schama details the story of the Jewish people from 1492 through the end of nineteenth century

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