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Books I Read During the First Half of 2017

January: • Phineas Finn, by Anthony Trollope, read by various readers for LibriVox.org — Phineas Finn was not so bad in the book as in the TV series. He is not so whiny and is more upright. I did not … Continue reading

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Books I Read in January & February 2016

As you can see, I’m posting this barely in time to not have to add “March” to the title. In January I read: • The Prince and the Pauper, by Mark Twain — I read this aloud to some of … Continue reading

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Middlemarch: Miss Brooke

The first book of Middlemarch is, as its title suggests, mainly about Dorothea Brooke. Dorothea is nineteen years old, ignorant and ardent. She wants to cure the world’s ills, but doesn’t know how to go about it. In the meantime, … Continue reading

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