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rab1953 made a comment Feb 10 2021
"In this book, Le Carré continues his theme of updating the spy novel by focusing on its contemporary forms. In this case, his target is the private broker trading information and muscle with government operators who prefer to keep things out of th..." Permalink
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rab1953 made a comment Jan 16 2021
"This book, for me, starts out better than it ends. The first sections are engrossing, detailed and mysterious. I didn’t know what was happening, but it unfolded small piece by small piece, slowly creating a picture of some unexplained events exper..." Permalink
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rab1953 made a comment Jan 06 2021
"Anosh Irani has a poetic style that shows the inner torments of a transgendered person living in hellish circumstances in a brothel in Bombay. He gives the reader a sense of the terrible violence and abuse done both to and by his subject, Madhu. ..." Permalink
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rab1953 made a comment Dec 28 2020
"I enjoyed reading The Stranger’s Child, mainly because of the glimpses it offers of gay male life at a series of points in the 20th century. Or more narrowly, it offers pictures of gay male life in the affluent middle class in England. The first s..." Permalink
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