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Diamond review  An Honor - able story

Advantages: Good story well told
Disadvantages: May not be a topic of interest to some

...Tracey Chevalier I enjoyed “The Girl with a Pearl earring” so when I saw this somewhere on sale I picked it up. It has been sitting on my bookshelf for a while and I noticed it was one of the items in the ciao lottery this month so I ...

catsholiday 11.09.2015 · Read full review
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Review of The Last Runaway - Tracy Chevalier

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A Runaway Success

Advantages: Strong characters and engaging storyline
Disadvantages: Slow start

The Ciao lottery has introduced me to another set of books that I might not have come across otherwise, with this month's selection including "The Last Runaway" by Tracy Chevalier. The Author Tracy Chevalier has written a number of historical nove ...

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Cross Stitch for the American/Canadian market

Advantages: Fabulous, fabulous book with added scenes
Disadvantages: lose of family time and housework won't get done til its finished!

...This fantastic book was renamed Cross Stitch in the UK and Australasia, as the publishers thought it was too confusing for us poor readers to have a book called Outlander when there are films by this name. DOH! Claire Randall and her husband Frank hav ...

GringoFur 29.06.2004 · Read full review
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Review of Outlander - Diana Gabaldon

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A Fantastic First Book

Advantages: A wonderful story with enough historical accuracy to make it educational as well.
Disadvantages: It's a very long book, you really need to plan a time to read it.

I picked up this book on a whim and have never been more pleasantly surprised. Not only could I not put the book down until it was done but I waited very impatiently for the store to open the next day so I could get "Voyager" so that I could find out wha ...

imSilver 12.10.2005 · Read full review
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Review of Outlander - Diana Gabaldon

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Outlander

Advantages: Excellent storyline concept. A good read.
Disadvantages: Too much Scottish "speak".

An excellent book with a good storyline which will keep you captivated from beginning to end. Lots of depth to the characters and the author really brings the Scottish Highlands to life. The only one criticism I have is the sometimes overuse of Scottish ...

Desandes 03.06.2006 · Read full review
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Review of Outlander - Diana Gabaldon

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