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On Her Majesty’s Secret Service – Ian Fleming

(Penguin 2008, originally published 1963) Like many of Fleming’s novels featuring James Bond, the book is good deal more reflective and less gung-ho than the filmed versions – though the film of On Her Majesty’s Secret Service is a good … Continue reading

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Graceling – Kristin Cashore

This is the first of what will probably be a series of fantasy novels (the sequel, Fire, is already out in paperback), and is an interesting beginning. The novel is set in a land where certain people, distinguished by their … Continue reading

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