Tag Archives: England

Book Review: The Lines We Leave Behind

The Lines We Leave Behind Graham, Eliza Lake Union Publishing, 2018   I was hesitant to choose this book from the October 2018 Amazon pre-release selection as something about the description just didn’t quite align with what I somehow thought … Continue reading

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Book Review: Daughters of the North

Daughters of the North Hall, Sarah Harper Perennial, New York, 2007 A book bought on size and shape rather than content, this was supposed to be my in-flight reading for an upcoming trip to Germany; I went to the bargain … Continue reading

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Book Review: Colonel Cody and the Flying Cathedral

Colonel Cody and the Flying Cathedral Jenkins, Garry Picador USA, NY, 1999 Subtitled “The Adventures of the Cowboy who Conquered the Sky” This book was lent to me by a friend’s uncle during a visit to his house while on … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Inheritance of Loss

The Inheritance of Loss Desai, Kiran Grove Press, New York, 2006   The gold “Winner of the Man Booker Prize – 2006” drew me in as all books I have come across with a connection to this prize have been … Continue reading

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Book Review: The Electric Michelangelo

The Electric Michelangelo Hall, Sarah Harper Perennial, 2004 Another rewarding Man Booker surprise – not a winner, but a finalist, and another stretch of subject boundaries  into an area I would normally not follow. The book begins describing a boy … Continue reading

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Book Review: Sycorax

Sycorax Aspinall, J. B. Peter Owen Publishers, 2006 Bought at Brierlow Bar on what turned out to be my last visit there, Sycorax is a tale of medieval witchcraft told from the point of view of a monk tasked with … Continue reading

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Experiencing Germany With Three of My Nieces. Part 1 – Hamburg

This spring I had the pleasure of being a tour host for 3 of my nieces on a trip to Germany.  All three were approximately the age I was when I first lived in Germany, and I would be traveling … Continue reading

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