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Thank you for putting the Pet Shop Boys in my mind. Tom Send a noteboard - 19/02/2011 02:23:12 AM
I clicked on the review specifically because of that song.

I stayed to see what the book was actually about. It's one of those things I'm not sure if I want to actually read (like Zola's Rougon-Macquart ).

It sounds awfully dry, though. In any event it's not something I'm likely to read anytime soon. Too much German and French literature (and philosophy/political thought - I just ordered von Clausewitz, vom Krieg ).
Political correctness is the pettiest form of casuistry.

ἡ δὲ κἀκ τριῶν τρυπημάτων ἐργαζομένη ἐνεκάλει τῇ φύσει, δυσφορουμένη, ὅτι δὴ μὴ καὶ τοὺς τιτθοὺς αὐτῇ εὐρύτερον ἢ νῦν εἰσι τρυπώη, ὅπως καὶ ἄλλην ἐνταῦθα μίξιν ἐπιτεχνᾶσθαι δυνατὴ εἴη. – Procopius

Ummaka qinnassa nīk!

*MySmiley*
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Anthony Trollope - Can You Forgive Her? - 19/02/2011 12:55:21 AM 7576 Views
Thank you for putting the Pet Shop Boys in my mind. - 19/02/2011 02:23:12 AM 1225 Views
I'm not sure if that was sarcastic or not. - 19/02/2011 01:24:34 PM 1411 Views
Partially yes, partially no. - 19/02/2011 08:52:56 PM 1263 Views
I've yet to read any Zola. - 19/02/2011 11:34:44 PM 1152 Views
Au Bonheur des Dames was good - 20/02/2011 05:57:27 PM 1208 Views
Trollope's sexism - 19/02/2011 09:56:23 PM 1252 Views
No, but that's fairly amusing. *NM* - 19/02/2011 11:35:52 PM 596 Views

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