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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

The Shipping News by Annie Proulx

The Shipping News - Annie Proulx

A decent enough read, though I didn't really care for the main character. The story dragged a bit in parts and the writing style took some getting used to as well. I'm not sure if I'd recommend this, to be honest.