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Maven Books

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

A Tale for the Time Being by Ruth Ozeki

A Tale for the Time Being - Ruth Ozeki

Very disappointing.  The writing was tedious to read through, and it felt like it was over-explaining everything.  Too much telling and not enough showing, plus the mini lectures mixed in made it even drier.  I wanted to see the story progress, but, instead, I lost interest pretty early on.