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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

Possession by A. S. Byatt

Possession - A.S. Byatt

A very literary novel that requires a bit of patience (or some skimming). Well-written and the story was interesting throughout, though it got a bit heavy-handed with the crime/mystery angle near the end.