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Gabriela, Cravo e Canela
Jorge Amado
Progress: 157/358 pages
Seven Pillars of Wisdom: A Triumph (The Authorized Doubleday/Doran Edition)
T.E. Lawrence
Progress: 189/672 pages
The Creature from Jekyll Island: A Second Look at the Federal Reserve
G. Edward Griffin
Progress: 41/608 pages
Peter the Great
Robert K. Massie
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Under the Loving Care of the Fatherly Leader: North Korea and the Kim Dynasty
Bradley K. Martin
A Time for Trumpets: The Untold Story of the Battle of the Bulge
Charles B. MacDonald
Progress: 191/712 pages
The German Army 1933-1945
Matthew Cooper
Progress: 198/598 pages
Corporal Hitler and the Great War 1914-1918: The List Regiment
John F Williams
Progress: 22/238 pages
Dead Horsemeat - Dominique Manotti, Ros Schwartz, Amanda Hopkinson ABSOLUTELY RIVETING AND TERRIFIC! This is the second Dominique Manotti novel I've read in less than a week and it doesn't disappoint. A police procedural novel set in France in the second half of 1989. A major corporation changes direction, seeks to shift its investment portfolio more into property acquisition (given the rising prices at the time) and takes on more aggressive leadership. The web widens into money laundering, drug trafficking with a Colombian and Italian angle, government corruption, murder, and the sometimes murky world of horse racing. Taken together, they make for a rollicking, engaging, and pulse-raising experience. Reader: if you're looking for excitement and a well-crafted tale, you've come to the right novel.