Daily Archives: January 23, 2012

The Crime of Martin Sostre

The Crime of Martin Sostre by Vincent Copeland 1970 / 210 pages rating – 7.5  (10 for content) This is an older book but it was very interesting to read, maybe especially in view of recent reading about US Black … Continue reading

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River of Smoke

River of Smoke by Amitov Ghosh 2011  (528 pages) Audible by Sanjiv Jhaveri – 22h. 34m. fiction – 2nd in series rating I really didn’t get “into” this book at all.  The last part was quite good but the rest all seemed … Continue reading

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For a long time I’ve followed the discussions about plagiarism and historical fiction – or literature in general – or other matters pertaining to historical fiction particularly.  How much can you quote without plagiarizing?  When an author uses the words of an … Continue reading

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