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Dream of Scipio - Iain Pears
Dream of Scipio
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Format: ebook
ISBN: 9781440622045 (1440622043)
Publisher: Riverhead Books
Pages no: 416
Edition language: English
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4.0 The Dream of Scipio by Iain Pears
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A Man With An Agenda
A Man With An Agenda rated it
4.0 The Dream of Scipio
I suppress a wince any time someone recommends historical fiction to me. For the most part the genre is cluttered with loud, earnest characters talking about that fine young Mr. Lincoln with all those ideas! From the books aimed at children and young adults, to those door-stoppers for beach vacation...
All the Time in the World
All the Time in the World rated it
0.0 The Dream of Scipio
I'm sure this is Important and full of Deep Thoughts, but it was so damn boring I couldn't finish. I really liked An Instance of the Fingerpost, but this one lost me
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4.0 The Dream of Scipio
A few items of note: Manlius, ugh. I hated everything about this section, starting off with the name MANLIUS, and it took every ounce of concentration to get through this whole story line. I understand it is important and integral to the story and whatever but whenever I read anything with people ta...
Expendable Mudge Muses Aloud
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The Book Report: Pears explores well-trodden ground here...what is love, how does love cause us to act outside our own best interests, what does loyalty mean in the end, what relationship does the world have to the divine...through the lives and acts of three men widely separated in time, though uni...
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