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A Dangerous Business – Jane Smiley

I ordered this one in because I am going to see Jane Smiley at the Perth Writers Festival. Here’s the blurb … From the beloved Pulitzer Prize-winning and best-selling author of A Thousand Acres: a mystery set in 1850s Gold Rush … Continue reading

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Golden Age – Jane Smiley

I read this straight after Early Warning, so that I would have all of the characters and plot lines straight in my head. I struggled a bit with the gap between Some Luck and Early Warning. Here is the blurb … A lot can … Continue reading

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Early Warning – Jane Smiley

This is the second novel is Jane Smiley’s trilogy The Last One Hundred Years – it started with Some Luck. I enjoyed reading Some Luck but took my time getting this second volume (I did move straight onto the third though – Golden Age – … Continue reading

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Some Luck – Jane Smiley

This was a Christmas present – I liked A Thousand Acres, so I was keen to read this one. Here is the blurb … On their farm in Denby, Iowa, Rosanna and Walter Langdon abide by time-honored values that they pass … Continue reading

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