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Review of Zemindar by Valerie Fitzgerald

Title: Zemindar Author: Valerie Fitzgerald Edition: Bantam Books (paperback), 1983 Setting: 1857 India Genre: Historical Fiction Valerie Fitzgerald wrote only one book. But what a book it is. Don’t be deceived by its romance novel cover: “Zemindar” is historical fiction … Continue reading

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Review of Rumors of Peace by Ella Leffland

Title: Rumors of Peace Author: Ella Leffland Edition: Perennial Library, 1985 (first published in 1979 by Harper & Row) Setting: WWII era small, industrial town east of San Francisco, CA Genre: Coming of age story Suse Hansen is a 10 … Continue reading

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If you love the smell of old leather book covers and dusty bookstores, this is the blog for you.  There are some wonderful blogs that cover new books, but this blog is about those exciting, lyrical, captivating, dramatic, soulful, epic, … Continue reading

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