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Maven Books

Reviews about historical, literary, classic, and other fiction.  Miscellaneous book things.

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Perfume: The Story of a Murderer
Patrick Süskind , John E. Woods
It's Up to the Women
Eleanor Roosevelt
The Lost Time Accidents: A Novel
John Wray
How Emotions Are Made: The Secret Life of the Brain, and What It Means for Your Health, the Law, and Human Nature
Lisa Feldman Barrett

Life Goes On by Hans Keilson

Life Goes On - Hans Keilson, Damion Searls

Not quite what I expected after reading the summaries, but it was all right.  It gets a bit heavy in parts, both in terms of writing and mood.  It reminded me of some of Hans Fallada's books, written around the same time.