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Saturday, 14 April 2007 at 10:23 pm
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Catching up on reviewing the books I read during the Passover / Easter break. I'll post the first two now to bump the slightly embarrassing post off the top of my journal!

Jan Morris: Last letters from Hav
Kate Atkinson: Human Croquet

Still to come: Ursula Le Guin: City of Illusions; Joan Aiken: Blackground.


Whereaboooots: Älvsjö, Stockholm, Sweden
Moooood: productiveproductive
Tuuuuune: Venetian Snares: Galamb Egyedül
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From:chickenfeet2003
Date:April 14th, 2007 08:37 pm (UTC)
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Is that the same Jan Morris who, pre-op, was James Morris?
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Date:April 14th, 2007 08:50 pm (UTC)
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According to Wikipedia, yes. The author bio in the actual book is obviously silly (Jan Morris, that matchless prose stylist who is the finest travel writer of our time...), so I had the impression it was part of the book's reality rather than our actual reality. But it seems that the bibliography is actually accurate.
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Date:April 14th, 2007 08:53 pm (UTC)
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An excellent writer in my view. The three volume history of the British Empire is excellent and I really enjoyed When was Wales?.
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