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Reviews of books that I have read

Book Review: Recognitions by Daniela I Norris

Recognitions by Daniela I. Norris My rating: 4 of 5 stars Here we have three intertwined stories. The paths through time and space are interconnected. Daily, we tread the here-and-now road. We can make decisions as to how we interact … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Longhand Option by Dinesh Allirajah

The Longhand Option by Dinesh Allirajah My rating: 4 of 5 stars It is unlikely that robots will ever replace the entire complexity of human beings but we are seeing rapid progress in the automaton technology to replace humans for … Continue reading

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Book Review: Folktales and Legends by Adalbert Stifter

Folktales and Legends by Adalbert Stifter My rating: 3 of 5 stars This is a delightful collection of folk tales. Although translated into English from the original German, the translator has managed to retain the authentic atmosphere of the old-fashioned … Continue reading

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Book Review: Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch

Jamrach’s Menagerie by Carol Birch My rating: 4 of 5 stars The intensity, the deep feeling, the strong relationships, the joys, the horrors, the experiences, the adventures are all described so wonderfully by the author through the senses of Jaffy … Continue reading

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Book review: Stench of Death by Colin Ward

Stench of Death – a Short Story by Colin Ward My rating: 4 of 5 stars I really enjoyed this story, especially for the mix of characters and their funny little quirks. Early on, a sex worker disappears and one … Continue reading

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Book Review: Along the Broken Bay by Flora J Solomon

Along the Broken Bay by Flora J. Solomon My rating: 4 of 5 stars The book gets off to a slow start, with too much description and character background that could wait to be incorporated into the narrative later on … Continue reading

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Book Review: Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T Sullivan

Beneath a Scarlet Sky by Mark T. Sullivan My rating: 5 of 5 stars Even with exclusive interviews with the hero himself, it takes a tremendous amount of additional research and some wonderful writing to produce such a compelling account … Continue reading

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