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It's a blog! Mainly of book reviews.

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Embers of War
Gareth L. Powell
The Uncertain Land and Other Poems
Patrick O'Brian
Progress: 6/160 pages
The Poems and Plays of John Masefield
John Masefield
Progress: 76/534 pages
Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World
Nicholas Ostler
Progress: 122/615 pages
Selected Poems
U A Fanthorpe
Progress: 16/160 pages
Hainish Novels & Stories, Vol. 2
Ursula K. Le Guin
Progress: 133/789 pages
The Art Book
Editors of Phaidon Press
Progress: 11/515 pages
The Essential Shakespeare
Ted Hughes
Progress: 78/259 pages
Introduction to Topology
Bert Mendelson
Progress: 10/224 pages
Basics of Plasma Astrophysics
Claudio Chiuderi, Marco Velli
Progress: 58/250 pages
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Gareth L. Powell
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Patrick O'Brian
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John Masefield
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Nicholas Ostler
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U A Fanthorpe
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Ursula K. Le Guin
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Editors of Phaidon Press
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Ted Hughes
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Bert Mendelson
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Claudio Chiuderi, Marco Velli
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text: Reading progress update: I've read 122 out of 615 pages.
Egyptian: ? thousands BC to 1550 AD (end of spoken Coptic, except as part of Christian liturgy). Chinese: ? thousands BC to c...
Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World - Nicholas Ostler
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The Moonstone, a yellow diamond looted from an Indian temple and believed to bring bad luck to its owner, is bequeathed to Ra...
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So, as much as I loved reading my Halloween Bingo books, for the last two weeks I've been longing to grab books that were not...
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text: Reading progress update: I've read 240 out of 438 pages.
The Father-thing: Watch out for dubious duplicates of family members and the burrowing metal millipedes that control them. Dr...
Human Is?: A Philip K. Dick Reader (Gollancz S.F.) - Philip K. Dick
text: Reading progress update: I've read 96 out of 208 pages.
Various buildings were left incomplete after the construction industry bubble burst in 1793. Those pesky Regency speculators....
The Classical Building of Bath - Mike Jenner
text: Reading progress update: I've read 117 out of 615 pages.
Egyptian and Chinese are linked not by any connection between the languages but by having had similar histories, at least unt...
Empires of the Word: A Language History of the World - Nicholas Ostler
text: Reading progress update: I've read 119 out of 2016 pages.
The Phoenix, Sc.11 & 12: Tangle, the lawyer, goes completely nuts.
Thomas Middleton: The Collected Works -  MacDonald P. Jackson (Editor),  John Jowett (Editor),  John Lavagnino,  V. Wayne, Gary Taylor, Thomas Middleton
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LOVED. THIS. I don't know how to categorize it, and I don't know what else to say about it. It was intriguing and then it c...