Daily Archives: October 14, 2012

The Nose (short story)

The Nose by Nikolai Gogol 1836 / short story Rating – 9 This is a VERY peculiar short story about a barber who finds a nose in his bread and the man who has lost his nose.  The nose gets some … Continue reading

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A Murderous Yarn

A Murderous Yarn by Monica Ferris 2002 / 256 pages Read by Susan Boyce – 6h 52m Rating – B This is number 5 in the Needlecraft series –  I do NOT know why I like them – they’re kind … Continue reading

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In the Time of the Butterflies

In the Time of the Butterflies by Julia Alvarez 1994 / 352 pages Rating: 6 I’ve been wanting to read this for some time –  probably ever since I read The Feast of the Goat by Mario Vargas Llosa,  a Peruvian writer.   … Continue reading

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