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Exlibris_1 made a comment May 19 2019
"It is thin - I heard many good things on Radio 4 reviews and written critiques, but I shall summarize with this short word: thin. Something is truly lacking (felt the same with Sally Rooney's novels). Dialogue here carries a huge amount of the exp..." Permalink
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Exlibris_1 made a comment May 06 2019
"A few flashes of glorious observation, but the flattened tone and the wilfully non-aesthetic approach left me confused." Permalink
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Exlibris_1 added a title to their For later shelf Oct 27 2018
"Lying at the crucible of Central Europe, the Silesian village of Kupferberg suffered the violence of the Thirty Years War, the Napoleonic Wars, the World War I. After Stalin's post-World War II redrawing of Poland's borders, Kupferberg...
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Exlibris_1 added a title to their For later shelf Oct 27 2018
Two artists, two obsessions. Charlotte Salomon, born in pre-World War II Berlin to a Jewish family traumatized by suicide, was obsessed with art, and with living. She attended school in Germany until it was too dangerous to remain, fled to France,...
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Exlibris_1 added a title to their For later shelf Oct 27 2018
"Inspired by the true story of his own great-aunt, he explores the life of Miss Jane Chisolm, born in rural, early-twentieth-century Mississippi with a genital birth defect that would stand in the way of the central "uses" for a woman in that time...
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