Monthly Archives: May 2012

The World Without You, Joshua Henkin

To mark the one year anniversary of journalist Leo Frankel’s murder in Baghdad, the Frankel family returns, en masse, to their childhood vacation home to have a memorial service and unveiling for him. Three sisters and their brother’s widow join … Continue reading

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The River of Doubt, Candice Millard

The River of Doubt, is the story of Theodore Roosevelt’s journey into South America, in order to map the river of the same name, in a previously uncharted region of the Amazon. The expedition seemed ill-fated from the beginning. Early … Continue reading

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The Flight of Gemma Hardy, Margot Livesey

Born an orphan, she soon begins to feel that everyone she loves soon dies and leaves her all alone. She has an awfully selfish aunt and cruel cousins, but the uncle who had taken her from Iceland to Scotland after … Continue reading

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Death Comes to Pemberley

Although I realize that this book is a tribute to Jane Austen’s Pride and Prejudice, I believe, that as a beautifully crafted novel, it can stand completely on its own. I think fans of P. D. James will not be … Continue reading

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