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Lapham’s Quarterly Spring 2009: Crimes & Punishments

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[CATEGORIES: Literature, Lapham’s Quarterly, Reading, Book Review] [Click HERE to see my previous posts referencing Lapham’s Quarterly.] [Some of LQ’s contents are available free.] [All photos or web clips are of pages in the C & P issue of L.Q.] The … Continue reading

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CARTE BLANCHE by Carlo Lucarelli

Europa Editions again. Translated from the Italian. Truly a novella. Just a shade over 100 pages. Thus my clipped sentences. Set in Fascist Italy at the very end of World War II as the Allies move up from the south. … Continue reading

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LITTLE CRIMINALS by Gene Kerrigan

After reading a Europa Editions book translated from French (see my previous recent blog The Most Beautiful Book….) I decided to read a book translated from Irish, Little Criminals. Actually, I suppose it didn’t need much translation. I had a good … Continue reading

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The Guernsey Literary and Potato Peel Pie Society (a book)

Are you not exactly salivating, ravenous, and craving a meandering murder mystery with graphic sexual overtones such as Dragon Tattoo? For something COMPLETELY different perhaps you’d like the subject book, by Mary Ann Shaffer and Anne Barrows. This is one … Continue reading

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