Archive for Fiction

It Can Happen to You by Lynn Crymble

March 1, 2011 No Comments

  I enjoyed this book as it is set in my own backyard, West Vancouver about a woman finally facing the realities of her life and finding the courage to make the changes she needs to make.

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The Mistress of Nothing by Kate Pullinger

March 1, 2011 No Comments

Based on a true story of the experiences of Lady Duff Gordon’s maid in Egypt in the mid 1800’s.  A very powerful and fascinating read.  It will make you want to read Lady Duff Gordon’s own book “Letters from Egypt” about the last years of her life seperated from her family in order to seek […]

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The Corrections, by Jonathan Franzen

March 1, 2011 No Comments

This book reminds us that all families are dysfunctional.  I would not say it was the most uplifting book I ever read but at the same time I found it hard to put down.  Although dsyfunctional in the extreme, the patterns in the Lambert family were similar to the patterns in my family, proving once […]

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