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The Slaves of Solitude

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By Patrick Hamilton, David Lodge (Introduction by)
$15.95
ISBN: 9781590172209
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Published: NYRB Classics - February 20th, 2007

Set against the backdrop of London during WWII, this dark comedy recants the misadventures, failures, and finally the triumphs of the unlikeliest of heroines, Miss Roach. Fascinating characteristics reminiscent of the best of Dickens! ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


Loving Frank

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ISBN: 9780345495006
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Published: Ballantine Books - April 8th, 2008

"Loving Frank" is the beautifully realized love story between Mamah Borthwick and Frank Lloyd Wright. Horan's compulsively readable prose is infused with Mamah and Frank's love of life, search for emotional freedom, and their mutual appreciation of architecture. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


Catch-22

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By Joseph Heller, Christopher Buckley (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781451626650
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Published: Simon & Schuster - April 5th, 2011

Irony drips from the pages of Heller's Classic tale of the absurdities and indignities of war that push soldiers to persevere in the face of even the most hard situations. This tragicomedy will have you laughing and crying at the same time. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


The Sound and the Fury

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ISBN: 9780679732242
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Published: Vintage - January 30th, 1991

Heart-wrenching and beautiful. I'm so glad to have gone back and picked up this book! Faulkner pulls you in and refuses to let you go until you, too, have been swept up in the saga and demise of the Compson family. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


As I Lay Dying

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ISBN: 9780679732259
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Published: Vintage - January 30th, 1991

This novel is at turns dark and fiercely comical. I am on a Faulkner reading binge right now and this is one of the finest novels by any author, that I have read in a long time. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


The Dud Avocado

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By Elaine Dundy, Terry Teachout (Introduction by)
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ISBN: 9781590172322
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Published: NYRB Classics - June 5th, 2007

"Dud Avocado" is quirky, fun, and utterly entertaining. Sally Jay will capture your heart despite wearing the wrong dress and never quite fitting in. A European coming-of-age story that will truly entertain. ~ Reviewed by Cheryl Cornwell


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