Book review: Les Dimanches de Monsieur Ushioda

Les Dimanches de Monsieur Ushioda

Les Dimanches de Monsieur Ushioda
by Yasushi Inoue
First published as 欅の木 in 1970
Translated from the Japanese

by Jean-François Laffont and Tadahiro Oku

Stock
2000
317 pages
Literary fiction / Japanese literature
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Les Dimanches de Monsieur Ushioda doesn’t seem to have been translated into English, so I read it in French.
It’s more light weight and humoristic than the Japanese books I usually read, so I found it just ok in its style, though the content is good and quite modern.

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Book review: The Challenging Riddle Book for Kids

The Challenging Riddle Book for KidsThe Challenging Riddle Book for Kids:
Fun Brain-Busters for Ages 9-12,
by Danielle Hall
Illustrated by
Mary Kate McDevitt

Rockridge Press
6/9/2020
Juvenile Nonfiction/Humor
Age Range: 9-12 years
82 pages

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Because of Covid-19, this summer is unlike any other summer: very few camps open if any, and you may wonder what activities you are going to offer your children. The Challenging Riddle Book for Kids is the perfect book to have a bit of fun every day with them, outdoors or indoors.

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Book review: Three Men in a Boat

Three Men in a Boat
(To Say Nothing of the Dog)

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Author:
Jerome K. Jerome
Narrator:
Steven Crossley

Published in:
1889

Length:
6h44
Tantor Media

Genre:
Classics
Humor/Comedy/Adventure

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After listening to The Phantom of the Opera, I could not choose a more different book. Three Men in a Boat totally hilarious, a bit in the style of P.G. Wodehouse.

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