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Winding Up the Week #109

An end of week recap

This is a weekly post in which I summarize books read, reviewed and currently on my TBR shelf. In addition to a variety of literary titbits, I look ahead to forthcoming features, see what’s on the nightstand and keep readers abreast of various book-related happenings. 1,382 more words

Winding Up The Week

Checkmate by Dorothy Dunnett (1975)

When I reached the end of this book, the sixth and final volume of the Lymond Chronicles, I was emotionally drained and somewhat bereft, I had a head full of thoughts but little idea of what to say.  933 more words


Dorothy Dunnett -- The Lymond Chronicles

Dorothy Dunnett’s The Lymond Chronicles (first book of six:  The Game of Kings) is categorized as historical fiction, but is definitely not bound by genre.  If there is a litmus test for a reader’s reader, this series of books might be it.  196 more words


King Hereafter: Dorothy Dunnett's Writing Style

Dorothy Dunnett, King Hereafter, originally published
by Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1982.

As a post discussion commentary about my 2019 Summer Read book selection, … 1,366 more words

2019 Selections

Fantastic Voyage Installation Diary: Kevin's House ~ Day Tirteen (that's Irish for thirteen)

Another slog of a day yesterday but a good one too. I am having lots of thoughts about my work and about how I work, thoughts which are recurring but seem to be clarifying themselves more. 784 more words