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

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Homecoming
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The Essex Serpent
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The Well of Loneliness
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A Book for Her
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The Power
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The Years
Virginia Woolf
Tales from the Underworld
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