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lpreston214 made a comment Nov 14 2018
"A novelization of the Iliad. Going into it I knew nothing of the story, never having read the Iliad but I loved this book. Reminiscent of Mary Renault novelizations of history and historic figures, all of which I read many years ago. Wonderful wr..." Permalink
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lpreston214 added a title to their Completed shelf Nov 14 2018
Patroclus, an awkward young prince, follows Achilles into war, little knowing that the years that follow will test everything they have learned, everything they hold dear. And that, before he is ready, he will be forced to surrender his friend to...
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lpreston214 added a title to their For later shelf Nov 10 2018
Shortlisted for the Hilary Weston Writers' Trust of Canada Prize for Nonfiction In this jaw-dropping, darkly comedic memoir, a young woman comes of age in a dysfunctional Asian family who blame their woes on ghosts and demons when they should...
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lpreston214 added a title to their For later shelf Nov 06 2018
"A gripping tale of racial cleansing in Forsyth County, Georgia and ... testament to the deep roots of racial violence in America ... Patrick Phillips breaks the century-long silence of his hometown and uncovers a history of racial terrorism that...
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lpreston214 added a title to their For later shelf Nov 06 2018
Penelope Grand has scrapped her failed career as an artist in Pittsburgh and moved back to Brooklyn to keep an eye on her ailing father. She's accepted that her future won't be what she'd dreamed, but now, as gentrification has completely reshaped...
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