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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 Daughters of Mars by Thomas Keneally

The Daughters of Mars - Thomas Keneally

The rather formal writing made for a bland and not very appealing story.  I couldn't really get into it, because it didn't feel all that real.