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harold williams has commented on (7) products.

Soul Flame
Soul Flame

harold williams, August 19, 2007

I keep written notes of books I've read, and I rated this one "a very good book." If you like stories about ancient times (the Romans, Egyptians, Persians, etc.), then you will enjoy this book. Selene, the daughter of a Roman, learns to be a healer and travels widely treating people of all stations in life. She falls in love with a Greek doctor named Andreas, but the prostitute Zoe lied to Andreas about Selene. Will Selene ever see Andreas again? Read this book and find out.
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Honor Among Thieves by Jeffrey Archer
Honor Among Thieves

harold williams, August 19, 2007

This book became a best seller because it's a great story filled with suspense and lots of plot twists. The plot should be of particular interest to Americans because it's about the fictious attempt by Saddam Hussein of Iraq to steal and publicly destroy the original Declaration of Independence. There are plenty of villains (some Americans) and secret organizations all trying to change the course of history. Anyone who likes spy novels will enjoy this book.
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Texas by James A Michener
Texas

harold williams, August 19, 2007

Learn about the history of Texas from the 1500s until the late 1900s through fascinating stories about individuals and their families. Although this book is over 800 pages long, it doesn't seem like it because Michener tells stories about so many generations of people-Spanish, Mexican, Native American Indian, and American. If you liked the TV series "Centennial" (about the history of Colorado), then you'll love this book, too. Michener spent a lot of time researching the history of Texas, but then he made that history come alive through the eyes of real people.
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East of Eden: John Steinbeck Centennial Edition (1902-2002) by John Steinbeck
East of Eden: John Steinbeck Centennial Edition (1902-2002)

harold williams, August 18, 2007

Although this book is almost 800 pages long, you won't want it to end. You'll love the "good" characters such as Adam Trask and Samuel Hamilton, and you'll yearn for the demise of the "bad" characters such as Charles Trask and Cathy Ames. Did pretty little Cathy really murder her parents, a teacher, a brothel owner, and a close friend? Why would Cathy betray her husband by having sex with his brother? Although Steinbeck makes many allusions to the Bible, anyone can understand the universal struggle between good and evil. Sometimes the lines are blurred when the "bad" characters do something good. Most interesting books have very strong characters, and this book is no exception.
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Illuminati (German Edition of Angels and Demons) by Dan Brown
Illuminati (German Edition of Angels and Demons)

harold williams, August 18, 2007

You get a lot of action for your money with this 716 page book written by Dan Brown, the author of "The Davinci Code." Robert Langdon, a 45 year old professor of religious symbolism from Harvard travels to the Vatican to unmask a plot against the cardinals who are meeting to elect a new Pope. This mild-mannered professor reminds me of Indiana Jones because he has to solve puzzle after puzzle to get to the truth. Is it the Illuminati, a group of scientists founded in the 1500's, who are killing cardinals? Are the Swiss Guards loyal to the Church? You'll have to read the book to find out!
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