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« Reply #1150 on: November 10, 2019, 06:58:11 PM »
(In '20,000 leagues under the sea', a huge, aggressive octopus climbs onto, and winds its tentacles around, parts of the submarine ...... I thought of that first time I travelled on eurotunnel)

Octopussy - Ian Fleming

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« Reply #1151 on: November 10, 2019, 07:04:35 PM »
The Cat who Knew Shakespeare - Lilian Jackson Braune

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« Reply #1152 on: November 10, 2019, 10:41:25 PM »
The Street Cats of Istanbul - Arif Asci
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« Reply #1153 on: November 10, 2019, 10:59:03 PM »
Stamboul Train - Graham Greene
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« Reply #1154 on: November 10, 2019, 11:09:56 PM »
From the little I read of the synopsis, this seems like a vile, scandal mongering book. Nevertheless there is a link.

Nemesis: The True Story of Aristotle Onassis, Jackie O, and the Love Triangle That Brought Down the Kennedys - Peter Evans

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« Reply #1155 on: November 11, 2019, 08:06:17 AM »
Why Didn't They Ask Evans? - Agatha Christie

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« Reply #1156 on: November 11, 2019, 05:59:21 PM »
Questions Are the Answer: A Breakthrough Approach to Your Most Vexing Problems at Work and in Life - Hal B. Gregersen
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« Reply #1157 on: November 11, 2019, 06:43:36 PM »
The Devil Finds Work - James Baldwin

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« Reply #1158 on: November 11, 2019, 09:27:13 PM »
The River Styx - David Revilla
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« Reply #1159 on: November 11, 2019, 11:02:22 PM »
Dialogues of the Dead - Reginald Hill  (The ending references crossing the River Styx and provides the final plot twist)
Pretty much everything in politics now boils down to a question of whether it's being driven by a sinister hidden agenda or just basic incompetence or ignorance. What a time to be alive - James O'Brien

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« Reply #1160 on: November 11, 2019, 11:20:23 PM »
Interview with a Vampire - Anne Rice

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« Reply #1161 on: November 11, 2019, 11:49:56 PM »
Vlad the Impaler: In Search of the Real Dracula - M.J. Trow
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« Reply #1162 on: November 12, 2019, 12:00:37 AM »
In Search of Perfection - Heston Blumenthal

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« Reply #1163 on: November 12, 2019, 11:54:40 PM »
Self-Made Man - Norah Vincent
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« Reply #1164 on: November 13, 2019, 07:00:56 AM »
The Demolished Man - Alfred Bester

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« Reply #1165 on: November 13, 2019, 07:36:43 PM »
Demolition Man - Robert Tine
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« Reply #1166 on: November 14, 2019, 08:02:43 AM »
The Destruction of Pompeii, AD 79 - Lauren Tarshis

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« Reply #1167 on: November 14, 2019, 05:04:22 PM »
Herculaneum: Italy's Buried Treasure - Deiss
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« Reply #1168 on: November 14, 2019, 05:11:32 PM »
Bury My Heart at Wounded Knee - Dee Brown

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« Reply #1169 on: November 14, 2019, 05:27:53 PM »
Seven Fallen Feathers: Racism, Death, and Hard Truths in a Northern City - Tanya Talaga
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« Reply #1170 on: November 14, 2019, 05:41:45 PM »
The Seven Pillars of Wisdom - T E Lawrence

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« Reply #1171 on: November 14, 2019, 07:15:12 PM »
The Virgin and the Gypsy - D H Lawrence
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« Reply #1172 on: November 14, 2019, 07:28:40 PM »
Stand Up, Virgin Soldiers - Leslie Thomas

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« Reply #1173 on: November 14, 2019, 08:04:47 PM »
Thomas Wolfe's Civil War by Thomas Wolfe
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« Reply #1174 on: November 14, 2019, 09:02:59 PM »
Uncivil Agreement: How Politics Became Our Identity - Lilliana Mason