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cathie added a title to their Completed shelf Feb 08 2020
From the two-time Booker Prize-winning author: an irrepressible, audacious, trenchantly funny new novel set in the 19th century and inspired in part by the life of Alexis de Tocqueville. With dazzling exuberance and all the richness of...
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cathie added a title to their Completed shelf Feb 08 2020
Out of nineteenth-century Australia rides a hero of his people and a man for all nations, in this masterpiece by the Booker Prize-winning author of Oscar and Lucinda and Jack Maggs. Exhilarating, hilarious, panoramic, and immediately engrossing,...
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cathie added a title to their Completed shelf Jan 30 2020
Liz, Aiden, and Sylvie are an urban, urbane, progressive family: Aiden's a therapist who refuses to own a car; Liz is an ambitious professional; Sylvie is a smart and political 19-year-old, fiercely independent, sensitive to hypocrisy, and crazy...
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cathie added a title to their Completed shelf Jan 26 2020
When a dispute over her parents' will grows bitter, Bergljot is drawn back into the orbit of the family she fled twenty years before. Her mother and father have decided to leave two island summer houses to her sisters, disinheriting the two eldest...
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cathie added a title to their Completed shelf Jan 26 2020
Mark Haddon's novel begins with a harrowing plane crash: Maja, the pregnant wife of the unimaginably wealthy Philippe, is killed, but their daughter, Angelique, survives. Philippe's obsession with the girl's safety morphs into something sinister...
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