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"nữ hoàng" - Sơn Táp (9)

“Nữ hoàng” – Sơn Táp (9)

Tôi gầy đi trong khi xung quanh tôi thịt da các cô gái phổng phao nảy nở.

Tôi đã cao lên, thanh tú, nhiều cơ bắp trên một khung xương mạnh mẽ. 2,309 more words

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Literature and War Readalong March 31 2015: The Disappeared by Kim Echlin

Kim Echlin’s novel on the war in Cambodia is the first title of this year’s Literature and War Readalong.

I chose The Disappeared for various reasons the most obvious being that we haven’t read anything on the war in Cambodia so far. 465 more words

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ODIN’S SHADOW, one of the best novels I ever read. #GreatRead

ODIN’S SHADOW, one of the best novels I ever read. #GreatRead

Last May I had the pleasure to read a fantastic novel by then indie author Erin S. 296 more words

Historical Novel

A Weaver's Web excerpt: Henry visits Father Edmond

Helium has now finished so those links to excerpts from A Weaver’s Web, below, no longer work. The ones to Bubblews should work but currently don’t and I’m sorting this out with Bubblews. 1,314 more words

A Weaver's Web

Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree by Tariq Ali

Shadows of the Pomegranate Tree by Tariq Ali sets up a basic duality of Islam and Christianity. It is the first of The Islam Quintet… 312 more words

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#46: The Scarlet Letter by Nathaniel Hawthorne (Katarina

Nathaniel Hawthorne’s The Scarlet Letter (1850) is a true classic, but since reading Ivanhoe, I have not been as bored as I was while reading this book. 136 more words

Katarina

The Last of the Wine

Author:  Mary Renault

Published:  1956

Time:  ~430-400 B.C. in ancient Greece.

Read by Sally:  August 1990

This was an interesting change of pace, a historical novel set in ancient Greece and peppered with famous historical figures such as Socrates and Plato. 185 more words

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