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Armada - Ernest Cline

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Or, In Which We Don’t Want Purple Or Pink On Our Covers Maarten: Just finished Het behouden huis by W. F. Hermans (in this beautifully published Literaire Pocket/Bezige Bij edition, designed by K. Beunis), Het Nutteloze Kennisparadijs by Martin van Neck, and Albertus …

Purity - Jonathan Franzen

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Or, In Which Advanced Reader Copies (ARCs) and Dutch Authors Make A Strong Showing JeroenW: Bonita Avenue by Peter Buwalda.  Bought this on impulse from our neighbours at Van Stockum*.  I’ve read the first 50 pages or so and thus far …

The Fatal Eggs - Michael Bulgakov

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Or, In Which We Collectively Display Quite A Breadth of Genres Read   Martijn: Personal by Lee Child.  Jack Reacher is doing his thing again.  Must be well past 50, but it doesn’t bother him in the slightest. Pleun: The Cellar …

Nobody Move - Denis Johnson

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Or, In Which We May Or May Not Have Spoilers Tjeerd: Jesus’ Son – Denis Johnson, The Laughing Monsters – Denis Johnson, The Nearest Thing to Life – James Wood, The Clown – Heinrich Böll, The End of the Story …

The Sugar Book - Damon Gameau

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Or, In Which The Rest Of Us Make a Concerted Effort To Counter Tjeerd’s All-Encompassing Literary Gluttony. Pleun: Before We Met – Lucie Whitehouse (ebook) PeterL:  No Name Lane – Howard Linskey (ebook).  “A novel that takes police procedural, serial killer, whodunnit and thriller and …