You'll absolutely fall in love
with 'The London Lassasin' or 'Bucket Nut' as she is
'affectionately' called by fans as you are follow her
misadventures in Cody's Eva Wylie trilogy: 'Bucket Nut',
'Monkey Wrench' and 'Musclebound'. Excellent reading
A must read. Powerful
historical novel filled with such sharp imagery that the reader
is easily transported to time and place. Loved this story
of Norsemen, Anglos and Saxon and the changing times as seen
through the eyes of a woman who was daughter, consort, wife and
widow of many of the great men of the time.
"This novel is based on
the life of Edyth, a grand-daughter of Lady Godiva and the wife
of King Harold II, and is written in a narrative text, i.e., a
story as told by Edyth. " (Fred Camfield, review Amazon.com)
Last in trilogy that chronicles
the times of Alexander
the Great, his travels, worldwide conquests, liaisons and personal
relationships as seen through the eyes, travels and trading of a persian
Wonderful reading about about a
family coming into its own around the turn of the century as
technology was changing in England (from horse-drawn family
vehicle to business motor-cars).
Delderfield), 1912–73, English writer, b. London. He did not
start writing novels until he was 44, after having been a
successful playwright and newspaperman. His “old-fashioned”
novels are long, panoramic, socio-historical studies of life in
the English west country. They include God Is an Englishman
(1970), Theirs Was the Kingdom (1971), and Give Us
This Day (1973), a trilogy. (Bartleby.com)
Had a hard time putting this
one down once I opened the cover. Funny, insightful,
richly detailed, fun reading. Highly recommended!
Part 1 of Trilogy.
This hilarious family history
of love, war, and sibling rivalry takes place in Runneymede, a
place located "smack dab on the Mason Dixon line" with half the
town in Maryland, the other half in Pennsylvania. The story of
two sisters, Juts and Wheezie, and their mother Cora is told in
dated chapters... (Jesse Larsen, Amazon.com reviewer).
This first book in Mahfouz's
'Cairo Trilogy', winner of the Nobel Prize for Literature, was
recommended to me by a UN Arabic translator who was touched by
my interest in things Palestinian, things from his homeland.
I loved this story that I felt opens doors to a world seldom
accessed by westerners, a look into the home, loves, trials,
daily does, lives of a family living Cairo Egypt.
Informative and highly entertaining!
Stories behind the stories of
the Bible recommended to me by my mother that immediately caught
my interest and kept me entertained from beginning to end.
I definitely would suggest that you add this epic to your
Sure it has been said many
times before but Winner is definitely a Winner. I've
re-read this book so many times that the pages now bear the
signs of my affection. Follows the story of Macha from
humble traveler beginnings in Ireland, English society and the
harsh realities of Wales, through marriage and other conquests
and from beginning to end a horse-lover's story. Have I
said before that I really enjoy this well-written, moving,
beautiful account of acceptance, growth and triumph? I
truly did and I think you would too.
Loved it! Prince Richard,
the fictional child of Queen Elizabeth II, romances 3 loves, his
proper British cousin, the daughter of an American actress and a
Jamaican student soon to be legal counsel. Again... loved
it! Slightly cliche but very enjoyable reading that pokes into
all the nooks and crannies of life in UK, USA and JA.
Wonderful story of
struggle and survival about men and women who left the UK to
seek gold and fortune during the great gold rush in Canada.
Said to be Michener's greatest novel and I agree that is a great
Beach Music by Pat Conroy
Debbie: My Life by Debbie Reynolds and
David Patrick Columbia