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Silver's Reviews
Silver's Reviews rated it 4 years ago
Who wouldn't want to spend the winter in Paris? Maud was in Paris starving and freezing as an art student when Tanya, a wealthy woman, befriended her and helped ​Maud ​obtain a position ​in a home to take care of a young lady.​Maud found out the accommodations brought about more than a warm place t...
Books etc.
Books etc. rated it 6 years ago
Those first stories I read at the beginning is just not my type.
The Drift Of Things
The Drift Of Things rated it 6 years ago
There are twenty stories in this collection. I rated each story individually, added up the ratings for all the stories, divided by twenty, and got 2.92. So three stars it is for the lot. "The Palace Thief" by Ethan Canin is the only five-star story in the collection. There is more depth and gravitas...
Kinga's Books
Kinga's Books rated it 7 years ago
What are writers like? What makes them different? On goodreads, for example, they will be the people that write their 'about me' sections in the third person. However, I had a feeling there must be more to that. When I was younger I thought writers were an entirely different caste of people. You can...
What I Happen to Be Reading At the Moment
Art of Translation #4 & #5 are contained here, and while the fiction is good and all (plus the first part of a new serialized novel), these interviews were the high point.
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