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

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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

Girl with a Pearl Earring by Tracy Chevalier

Girl With a Pearl Earring - Tracy Chevalier

A decent book with an interesting story. Some of the writing was a bit predictable or awkward, but it was a quick, pleasant read. I might read another of her books. The movie was not as good, though it was interesting to see the book come to life, so to speak.