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This book is an award magnet. It won the Scotiabank Giller Prize (praise be!), was shortlisted for the Man Booker Prize and the Orange Prize for Fiction (holla), and was a finalist for both the Governor General’s Award and the Rogers Writers’ Trust Fiction Prize (hella impressive). 64 more words


Day 1004: Half-Blood Blues

In 1939 Paris after the German occupation, Sid Griffiths and the members of the Hot Time Swinger’s American Band have just finished cutting a record when Hiero Falk, German but black, is picked up by the Gestapo and never seen again. 254 more words


Eclectic Reader Challenge - Half Blood Blues by Esi Edugyan

Genre: Historical Fiction, War

Narrative Style: First person moving between present and 2nd world war

Rating: 4/5

Published: 2011

Format: Paperback

Reading Challenges: Eclectic Reader Challenge 2016… 368 more words

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