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Bobcat and Other Stories
Rebecca Lee
Progress: 107/207 pages
The Great Cat Massacre: And Other Episodes in French Cultural History
Robert Darnton
Duncan the Wonder Dog
Adam Hines
Lark & Termite - Jayne Anne Phillips This book, at times, reminded me of Robinson's Housekeeping (and not just because of the flood); its not as strong a novel, but it is as ambitious. Termite's voice doesn't work - she uses him to fill in narrative holes and subverts his voice as a result. There is also a deus ex machina 'twist' at the end that I didn't like - I liked where she was going, just not how she got there. All that said I really enjoyed reading this book (thus the 4 stars) and would happily recommend the book to others, and I will get a print copy (read it in e form) for my shelves.

The final chapter was lovely too.