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

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Christina Alberta's Father
H.G. Wells
Weike Wang
Go, Went, Gone
Jenny Erpenbeck, Susan Bernofsky
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Cordelia Fine
Tales from the Underworld
Hans Fallada

The Plum Tree by Ellen Marie Wiseman

The Plum Tree - Ellen Marie Wiseman

The plot sounded interesting, but the writing was not good enough to keep me hooked. A lot of telling and not enough showing, and especially tedious at the beginning.