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

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Cynthia Voigt
The Essex Serpent
Sarah Perry
Delusions of Gender: How Our Minds, Society, and Neurosexism Create Difference
Cordelia Fine
The Well of Loneliness
Radclyffe Hall
A Book for Her
Bridget Christie
The Power
Naomi Alderman
Walking in Berlin
Franz Hessel
The Years
Virginia Woolf
Tales from the Underworld
Hans Fallada

We, the Drowned by Carsten Jensen

We, the Drowned - Carsten Jensen

Great writing and strong adventure for a good part of the book. The plot hit a lull in the middle, and I'd rather have done without that chunk, but the rest of the book was great.