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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

Away by Amy Bloom

Away: A Novel - Amy Bloom

It started off well enough and seemed to have potential to be a good story. Unfortunately, it suddenly got a bit stupud and the rest of it was quite painful to read. A waste of time.