Commentary: September 2013 Archives

A Town Like Alice

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Last week I finished reading A Town Like Alice by Nevil Shute.  This was a book I picked up at a BookCrossing meetup years and years ago and finally got around to reading.  I quite enjoyed it, and read it quite quickly.  I didn't really know anything of the story either, so didn't have any expectations.  It's kind of two stories back to back - set in Malaysia and Australia.  I liked how the Malaysian part of the story was actually based on a similar march some Dutch women did across Sumatra during the war.  

Must see if I can find the mini-series some time to watch.

Déjà Dead

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A couple of weeks ago I finished Déjà Dead by Kathy Reichs.  That's the second book of hers I've read, and I enjoyed this one a lot too.  Started off reading somewhat slowly, but it's a bit of a page turner, and ended up reading most of the last third of the book in just a couple of days.

Must read some more of hers...

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