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hilln made a comment Jun 13 2020
"This is a story that tells a worthy true tale as to how the West won the cultural tug-of-war with Soviet Russia over the publication of Boris Pasternak’s novel Dr. Zhivago during the Cold War years of the 1950s. It’s a lengthy read with a bunch of..." Permalink
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hilln rated a title Jun 13 2020
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hilln made a comment Jun 13 2020
"It took me a long time to read this book. It is written in very prosaic language and the plot takes a long time to get into gear. I persevered and it was a slog, but I’m kinda/sorta glad I did. The very ordinariness of the setting and characters w..." Permalink
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hilln rated a title Jun 13 2020
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hilln made a comment Jun 13 2020
"I was eagerly looking forward to reading this mystery novel - set in the Swinging Sixties in England! Author won a big award for mystery writers! - but the best I can say about this is...meh. I found the plot clunky and improbable. I just wasn’t ..." Permalink
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