Daily Archives: March 6, 2012

When the Emperor Was Divine

When the Emperor Was Divine by Julie Otsuka 2003 – 148 pgs – Kindle rating 9.25 “When the Emperor Was Divine” starts with the day of the Japanese departure for the camps and ends several years later.   It’s every … Continue reading

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The Quickening Maze

The Quickening Maze by Adam Foulds 2009 / 259 pages Rating 9.5   (upped that on second reading) Fascinating fiction dealing with Alfred Lord Tennyson’s relationship with Doctor Matthew Allen and his sanitorium in Epping Fields where John Clare stayed, … Continue reading

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