Book review and giveaway: The Education of Delhomme

The Education of Delhomme

The Education Of Delhomme:
Chopin, Sand, & La France
by Nancy Burkhalter
History Through Fiction
November 17, 2020
280 pages
Historical fiction


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My last review made you travel from Provence to Jerusalem in the 12th century. With The Education of Delhomme, we’ll mostly remain in Paris in the mid-19th century, in the company of famous artists.

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Book review and giveaway: Alina: A Song for the Telling

Alina_A Song For the Telling

Alina: A Song for the Telling
by Malve von Hassell
BHC Press
232 pages
Middle Grade historical fiction

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A few years ago, historical fiction was the genre I read most. My reading taste has evolved, and now I need to find a unique historical novel to grab my interest. I definitely found it in Alina: A Song for the Telling. Click to continue reading

Book review and notes: Norwegian Wood

Norwegian WoodNorwegian Wood
by  Haruki Murakami
Translated by Jay Rubin

was published in 1987
Vintage Books

Genre: Literary fiction
296 pages


As you may know, Haruki Murakami is my favorite Japanese author. I have read several books by him, for instance his latest Killing Commendatore.

So I couldn’t resist when I discovered through Still an Unfinished Person that there was such a thing as a Murakami Online Book Club. They were reading Norwegian Wood, so I joined, as I don’t recall actually reading it.

Here below, I’ll share my review, plus some notes and quotes.
Skip my notes if you haven’t read the book and want to avoid spoilers.

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