Tag Archives: 19th century

The Wicked Boy – Kate Summerscale

This book, this case of a boy killing his mother (or boys), is more proof that playing violent video games shapes young minds in ways that lead to violen – Sorry? Oh, it’s not 1995, but 1895? Oh. Right. This … Continue reading

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The Sans Pareil Mystery – Karen Charlton

I made 126 notes and highlights on this book in Kindle. That’s either an excellent sign … or a really, really bad one. I sincerely wish I had paid more attention to the author’s and main character’s names before requesting … Continue reading

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The Irish Healer – Nancy Herriman

Sorry about the sudden influx of reviews – I’ve been slacking lately! I don’t much like extremism in … well, anything that doesn’t involve chocolate. (There can be no moderation in chocolate.) It’s one of the reasons I find the … Continue reading

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Pearl: The Poe Shadow

I loved The Dante Club (reviewed in July).  It was intelligent, and pure geeky fun, and I had a lovely time picking my way among the corpses in 19th century Boston.  So I jumped at the chance to take The … Continue reading

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