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eilokeeffe rated a title Jan 08 2019
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eilokeeffe made a comment Dec 31 2018
"I have read a lot of books about the "Raj", starting with "The Jewel in the Crown". "Motilal's Tattoo" introduced me to the ethnic cleansing that took place in Burma after Japan prevailed briefly there. This story ca..." Permalink
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eilokeeffe made a comment Dec 31 2018
"I surprised myself by coming away with less fear of the president than when I started the book. Perhaps this is due to the gritty details Woodward provides. The president is, after all, human. He comes across as less diabolical than other media ha..." Permalink
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eilokeeffe made a comment Dec 31 2018
"I enjoyed learning about a culture I had never heard of and about the finer points of tea processing. There were some fairy tale aspects to the plot. Especially the marriage to the wealthy and inexplicably available recycling tycoon. The cancer cu..." Permalink
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eilokeeffe made a comment Dec 31 2018
"A great book. It deserves its success. I especially appreciated how siblings can help each other when raised in a toxic environment. It is ironic that the chief source of toxicity for Tara was one of her brothers. The mental illness of her father ..." Permalink
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