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British Authors

British Authors
Ann Ronald

What She Left

What She Left These characters are not likeable at all!!! Not a single man or woman in T. R. Richmond’s novel, What She Left, is

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Biography
Ann Ronald

Queen’s Gambit

Queen’s Gambit: A Novel of Katherine Parr Successful historical novels draw the reader into a bygone milieu, bringing historic characters to life while describing colorful

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British Authors
Neal Ferguson

Testament of Youth

Vera Brittain was in many ways a typical female product of a slightly repressive, prosperous, late Victorian family. Despite the potential stultification, she developed an

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Biography
Neal Ferguson

Robert Oppenheimer

Robert Oppenheimer: A Life Inside the Center Ray Monk previously wrote an excellent biography of Bertrand Russell in which he helped me, at least temporarily,

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British Authors
Ann Ronald

Resorting to Murder

Resorting to Murder: Holiday Mysteries Not long ago I described a new series for “Bookin’ with Sunny” readers. Poisoned Pen Press is offering British Library

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Autobiography/Memoir
Neal Ferguson

H is for Hawk

I never cease to thrill at the sight of a hawk sailing effortlessly on a thermal, wings spread, focusing on the ground below and a

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British Authors
Ann Ronald

Three Mysteries by Frances Brody

Another cozy British mystery, another spunky heroine, another assemblage of novels to follow contentedly for years. Frances Brody has added another detective series to my

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Me Before You
British Authors
Sunny Solomon

Me Before You

ME BEFORE YOU British novelist Jojo Moyes has written more than a romantic novel with Me Before You. The story takes place in a small

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British Authors
Ann Ronald

The Cleaner of Chartres

The Cleaner of Chartres The prosaic title of Salley Vickers’s new novel, The Cleaner of Chartres, belies the subtle complexities of her story. On a

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