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This lady is for turning.

Advantages: Part historical, part literary,part thriller, part crime with a little romance for good measure
Disadvantages: A bit of a slow start - but worth wading through it.

The Lady from Zagreb Philip Kerr INTRODUCTION ‘The Lady from Zagreb’ is the 10th book in Philip Kerr’s Bernie Gunther series; an 11th is due to be published in 2016. I read the first three books the "Berlin Noir" trilogy several y ...

sellerleygirl 12.04.2015 · Read full review
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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 ...

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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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An epic love story, without getting too sweet

Advantages: page turner
Disadvantages: none

Outlander is the first of a series of books, written by Diana Gabaldon. It tells the story about Claire and Jamie. Claire has served as a nurse in the 2nd world war and is on holiday with her husband Frank. On a trip in the area they come across an anci ...

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