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handstanding added a title to their For later shelf Jun 18 2018
Interweaves story and dream, past and present, and philosophy and poetry in a sardonic and erotic tale of two couples--Tomas and Teresa, and Sabina and her Swiss lover, Gerhart.
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"This book is 50% clunky exposition and 50% unrealistic portrayal of a young Arabic woman. The dialogue is often groan-inducingly catty and immature, the protagonist is snarky to the point of being boring, and for such a hard sci-fi book there is a..." Permalink
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handstanding added a title to their For later shelf May 21 2018
A war orphan rises from her humble beginnings to become a powerful military commander, and perhaps her country's only hope for survival.
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handstanding added a title to their For later shelf May 21 2018
"For anyone who gets high on language, this book is a fantastic trip...a real tour de force."—Madison Smartt Bell, SpinThe acclaimed author of the cult classics Trainspotting and The Acid House, Irvine Welsh has been hailed as "the...
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handstanding added a title to their For later shelf May 21 2018
A satirical crime novel with a repulsive hero. As he investigates the murder of an African in Edinburgh, detective Bruce Robertson indulges in every imaginable obscenity, his activities commented on periodically by the tapeworm in his gut.
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