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Tasseled Booklikes

A little corner to complement my book blog at tasseled.wordpress.com

Currently reading

The Axe
Sigrid Undset
The Count of Monte Cristo
Alexandre Dumas, Robin Buss
Gone with the Wind
Margaret Mitchell
The Coming of Conan the Cimmerian
Robert E. Howard, Mark Schultz, Patrice Louinet
Katharine of Aragon: The Wives of Henry VIII
Jean Plaidy
Wolf Hall (Thomas Cromwell, #1)
Hilary Mantel
The Arabian Nights: Tales of 1001 Nights, Volume 1
Malcolm Lyons, Ursula Lyons, Robert Irwin, Anonymous
The Long Ships (New York Review Books Classics)
Frans G. Bengtsson
The Song of the Dodo: Island Biogeography in an Age of Extinction
David Quammen
Oxygen: The Molecule that Made the World (Popular Science)
Nick Lane
The Black Company - Glen Cook I just couldn't get into the book, unfortunately. A lot of interesting things happened, but I couldn't get emotionally attached to characters, so nothing they got themselves into really touched me. I don't care about the typical nobody being singled out by a powerful entity thing and it rarely work for me. I did like the fact that Cook stayed away from archaic language and stuck to a very consistent narrative, unlike Nine Princes in Amber and On a Pale Horse that I've read earlier this year. Okay book, I just wish I cared about it more.