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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 …

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 …

A Geek in Japan - Hector Garcia

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Now that you’ve recovered from our 2014 Favorite Reads, here’s what might feature on our 2015 lists. Be sure to check out all of our recommendations on abc.nl, too! Jesse: The House of the Spirits by Isabel Allende. Sigrid: My …

Win a signed copy of The Miniaturist!

“The Miniaturist is a fictionalised biography of actual 17th century people, and the author has done a remarkable job of recreating the atmosphere of the Dutch Golden Age, its febrile money-making, closed social and political circles and prudish mores. What …