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 Post subject: Re: Amelia Peabody
PostPosted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 1:40 am 
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Inanna, would you recommend it?

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 Post subject: Re: Amelia Peabody
PostPosted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 5:21 am 
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Hmmm. If you have really enjoyed the Egyptology angle of Peabody's works - yes. This deals with the famous head statue of Nefertiti, and all that stuff was interesting to me.

If you know all that, abd enjoy Peabody sorely for her writing.... maybe not. By the end of the book - the style was really annoying.

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 Post subject: Re: Amelia Peabody
PostPosted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 10:13 am 
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I received my copy a couple of days ago, but am in the middle of a Barbara Michaels book, which I should finish today.

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 Post subject: Re: Amelia Peabody
PostPosted: Sun Jul 30, 2017 2:03 pm 
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Ah, I was wondering about you, Jude.

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 Post subject: Re: Amelia Peabody
PostPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 4:56 pm 
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I'm about 100 pages in and my impression so far is much more favourable than Inanna's. Let's hope it doesn't all go south later on :er:

I'll have more to say when I'm finished...

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 Post subject: Re: Amelia Peabody
PostPosted: Tue Aug 01, 2017 6:28 pm 
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The first 100 pages I also really enjoyed,Jude. The last few chapters were the ones that grated on me.

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