Daily Archives: June 29, 2013

Poppa John

Poppa John by Larry Woiwode  (US) 1980/204 pages rating: 8 –  literary Christian These days Larry Woiwode,  North Dakota’s poet laureate,   lives west of Jamestown, ND  where he raises horses.  In the late 1960s and early ’70s he lived … Continue reading

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Waiting For the Barbarians

Waiting For the Barbarians by J. M. Coetzee (South Africa/Australia) 1980/152 pages Rating:   8.5 –  20th century political fiction In an Empire there arise border disputes with the barbarians who live in the forests and deserts outside the gates. … Continue reading

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Fly Away Peter

Fly Away Peter by David Malouf  (Australia) 1982 / 134 pages rating:  7.5 / historical fiction This stayed on my tbr shelf for so long because for some reason I thought it was by O.E. Rolvaag and the third of … Continue reading

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