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My Tuesday Post: Munich by Robert Harris

Every Tuesday First Chapter, First Paragraph/Intros is hosted by Vicky of I’d Rather Be at the Beach sharing the first paragraph or two of a book she’s reading or plans to read soon. 438 more words


Book Review - Conclave by Robert Harris

A thriller. But not your conventional terrorism, cops and robbers, psychological mayhem style thriller. No, this is a gentle paced, gently building, teasing and prodding tale. 343 more words


Review "Fatherland" by Robert Harris

Title: Fatherland
Author: Robert Harris
Publication: Arrow
Publication date: April 26th 2012 (original in 1992)
Genre: Alternate History

Spoilers: Maybe a little, but nothing major… 504 more words



  • As for women, and everything to do with them, never a word, never; it was as if there were no women in the world. This absolute silence, even between close friends, about everything to do with women was one of the most profound and lasting lessons of my early years in the priesthood.
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The Dreyfus Affair / The Land of Desire podcast

A while back I downloaded some episodes of a podcast that I had seen a few good reviews of: The Land of Desire.  It basically acts as a miscellany for different aspects of France and French culture.  564 more words


Reprint: The Fall of Frenchy Steiner

This is another of my In Short columns. It appeared in Vector 285, Spring 2017: 2,544 more words

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