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karenldarrough

Books are Food for the Soul

I love to read. Sharing my favorite books and discovering new authors never grows old.

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Fosse
Sam Wasson
Mistborn: The Final Empire
Brandon Sanderson
The Master and Margarita
Mikhail Bulgakov, Diana Burgin, Katherine Tiernan O'Connor
Alice I Have Been - Melanie Benjamin Reding this book is like steppng back in time. Benjamin is excellant at recreating Victorian England. Told in the first person, Alice Liddel Hargroves begins her story as she comtemplates the end of her life. Her voice is very much the voice of her times so that the reader is drawn into her story with the sense of another, alien time where mrals were not what they seemed and the utmose importance was placed on 'apperances'. What was it like to live a whole life known as the seven year old child depicted in the Alice in Wonderland books? How did she becmoe the writers muse and what transpired that ended a friendship stong enough to produce the books? I read this traight through and highly recommend it to anyone looking for t talented writer with a unique and mysterious story to telll