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Cathedral by Ben Hopkins

A weighty multi-generational epic of 13th century Germany played out upon the backdrop of a massive cathedral and the machinations behind its construction. Plenty of blood and thunder along with some insightful commentary on the human condition.

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Moonflower Murders by Anthony Horowitz

This fascinating book within a book (literally) will please fans of the author and also anyone who loves a substantial whodunit. Plenty of inside information about books, writers and publishing.

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The Liar’s Dictionary by Eley Williams

A circus tent of wordplay and bizarre lexicography, this tale of two toilers in the trenches of dictionary-making is funny, creative and often amazes with the facility displayed by the author in making the English language fresh.

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Earth Keeper by N. Scott Momaday

A moving and meaningful meditation on our relationship to the earth and those things we owe it. Gratitude, respect, appreciation and love. A book for everyone.

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The Cold Millions by Jess Walter

The struggle between labor and management in the early twentieth century was a violent, passionate and lengthy. This is the story of two brothers desperately trying to find their path through the dangerous wilderness of murderers, zealots and immoral tycoons.
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