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gale37 added a title to their In progress shelf Jan 20 2020
Brimming with the lyricism and earthy insight that are the hallmarks of Edna O'Brien's acclaimed fiction, The Light of Evening is a novel of dreams and attachments, lamentations and betrayals. At its core is the realization that the bond between...
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gale37 added a title to their In progress shelf Jan 20 2020
Longlisted for the 2011 Scotiabank Giller Prize Brilliantly sure-footed, strikingly original, tender and funny, this collection of nine linked stories follows a diverse group of curiously interrelated characters--from bank manager to crackhead to...
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gale37 added a title to their For later shelf Jan 06 2020
In 1763, the painter Joshua Reynolds proposed to his friend Samuel Johnson that they invite a few friends to join them every Friday at the Turk's Head Tavern in London to dine, drink, and talk until midnight. Eventually the group came to include...
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gale37 moved a title to their In progress shelf Jan 03 2020
From the award-winning author of The Unwinding--the vividly told saga of the ambition, idealism, and hubris of one of the most legendary and complicated figures in recent American history, set amid the rise and fall of U.S. power from Vietnam to...
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gale37 moved a title to their In progress shelf Jan 03 2020
Originally published in 1941, Arthur Koestler's modern masterpiece, Darkness At Noon , is a powerful and haunting portrait of a Communist revolutionary caught in the vicious fray of the Moscow show trials of the late 1930s. During Stalin's...
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