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#230 ~ Wolf Hall

Wolf Hall by Hilary Mantel Hilary Mantel’s latest novel first entered my radar through an issue of BookPage, a monthly magazine made available for free from my local library.  From the momemt I saw the cover (H8 may not be displayed prominently on the cover, but you can’t slip him by me) and read the […]

#226 ~ The Glass Room

The Glass Room by Simon Mawer Viktor and Liesel Landauer are newlyweds in a plum position in Czechoslovakia prior to the stirrings of World War II.  They have land given to them by Liesel’s parents.  That, along with Viktor’s wealth from his automobile company, provides them the opportunity to conceive of and bring to life […]

#05 ~ Life of Pi

Life of Pi by Yann Martel I had been excited about reading this book for quite some time. I was worth the wait. I did find the middle two thirds of this book to be slow and boring. Upon finishing it, I’m could be convinced that this was intentional. How slow and boring would it […]