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Lolita by Vladimir Nabokov

I first read Lolita when I was much younger – before I was married, in fact.  Vladimir Nabokov is such an amazing novelist that I wanted to read it again, but I was reluctant.  Lolita is, after all, the story … Continue reading

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A Soldier Of The Great War by Mark Helprin

This is my fourth Helprin novel, and it will probably be my last.  I loved A Winter’s Tale and Memoir from Antproof Case.  I found Helprin’s writing to be moving, deliberate and quite funny.  Before reading this novel, I had … Continue reading

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