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AustenToZafon

Austen to Zafón

Reading widely since 1972.

Currently reading

A London Family, 1870-1900: A Trilogy
Molly Hughes
The Cellist of Sarajevo
Steven Galloway
Lives of a Cell: Notes of a Biology Watcher
Lewis Thomas
All the Names
José Saramago, Margaret Jull Costa
A History of the World in 100 Objects
Neil MacGregor
Down the Garden Path
Beverley Nichols
Virtue Betray'd, Or, Anna Bullen
John Banks
Year of Wonders
Geraldine Brooks
Swallows and Amazons
Arthur Ransome
Illusion in java
Gene Fowler
Daughters-in-Law - Joanna Trollope Enjoyed this story of women making the transition from single to wife (and member of a whole new family of in-laws) and mom (center of her children's lives) to mother-in-law and peripheral figure. I have done the first more than once and am likely to have to do the second some day. As always, Trollope delivers believable, interesting characters and dialogue, as well as a well-paced plot and satisfying conclusion. It made me think a lot about what kind of mother-in-law I'll be and whether that will match up with how I think I *should* be.