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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
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Eleanor Roosevelt
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The Post-Office Girl by Stefan Zweig

The Post-Office Girl (New York Review Books Classics) - Stefan Zweig

A bit slow to progress, and the two parts of the book are vastly different. At first, I was glad for the main character's luck in visiting her aunt and uncle, and hoped something more would come of it. The rest just depressed me.