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Irwin Shaw
Birth date: February 27, 1913
Died: May 16, 1984
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Everything book related
Everything book related rated it 2 years ago
Well written and interesting, though somewhat on the boring side. I enjoyed the unexpected ending.
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ReaderMarija's Reviews rated it 3 years ago
Shaw’s book is essentially a brief log describing a summer family sailing trip across the Mediterranean during the early 1960s. Each chapter offers a brief journal-like description of a particular stop along the journey, which took the family across southern France, Italy, Greece and Yugoslavia. Rat...
Mystereity
Mystereity rated it 3 years ago
See my full review on my blog Mystereity ReviewsWhen I read the description of In The Company Of Dolphins, I thought it was a travel guide. I was completely mistaken, and I was not disappointed. In The Company Of Dolphins is so much more than a travel guide; it is a fascinating look back, not only t...
Meof50days
Meof50days rated it 7 years ago
A proto-dramatist work that's parts Catch 22 and parts The Things They Carried, Irwin Shaw's Bury the Dead is a one act play that explains what happens when six soldiers refused to be buried, on the grounds that the rational for their deaths is insufficient for their permanent internment so they wil...
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Manny Rayner's book reviews rated it 37 years ago
Sort of a retelling of the Parable of the Talents, but with a lot more sex and violence. The hero works as the night clerk at a cheap hotel, and one evening discovers that an elderly guest has had a heart attack, leaving a large number of high-denomination bills lying in plain view. What would Jesus...
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