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Legend in Green Velvet – A Book To Read On The Beach, or Plane or When In Scotland

Book Review : Legend In Green Velvet By Elizabeth Peters Spoiler Alert! Summary Susan loved all things Scottish. So, when the opportunity presented itself, there was no question in her mind but that she would go to the archaeological dig in … Continue reading

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“At Home” – Can the History of the World Really Be Explained Through the Home?

Book Review : At Home, A Short History of Private Life By Bill Bryson Spoiler Alert! “Houses aren’t refuges from history. They are where history ends up.” Bill Bryson and his family live in a Victorian parsonage in a part … Continue reading

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“Leviathan” – Westerfeld’s Resulting World When Steampunk and Darwin Collide

Book Review : Leviathan by Scott Westerfeld Spoiler Alert! Barking spiders! The world is on the brink of WWI because the Austrian Archduke Franz Ferdinand and his wife were murdered, possibly by their own allies. Their son, Aleksander, prince of … Continue reading

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