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The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time by Mark Haddon
The Curious Incident of the Dog in the Night-Time

Adeen, January 23, 2011

The Sound and the Fury meets Sherlock Holmes. This delightful novel is told entirely from the perspective of autistic 15-year-old Christopher who lives in English suburbia with his father. At once simplistic and poignant, Haddon stays true to his character throughout the story. The innocence and fragility of Christopher is at odds with the complexities of modern life and the emotional turmoil of the adults in his life. An easy read, just about four hours, but one that will keep you thinking and questioning even after you've shut the cover.
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The Flames of Rome by Paul L Maier
The Flames of Rome

Adeen, February 3, 2009

I did not find this book to be very well written (and there were textual errors that did not make me–as an editor–very pleased, either). I found the "apologetic" sections to be trying too hard and some of the events that history is silent on were stretched much too far (such as St. Paul being in a place where he would be able to witness events in the main characters' lives).
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