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Lucy's Books

Old enough to be reading fairy tales again, and reading lots more for good measure.

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A Town Like Alice
Nevil Shute
The Brothers Karamazov
Konstantin Mochulski, Andrew R. MacAndrew, Fyodor Dostoyevsky
Housekeeping - Marilynne Robinson The remarkable thing about this book is how quiet it is. When reading it during a fairly stressful time in my young life, this book had a palpably calming effect, like the words washed over my troubled mind with their effortless grace. The imagery was memorable, the concern for home-making timely, but most notable was its simplicity. I imagine that if you threw this book into a lake, it would dive without the slightest splash and a minimum of ripples, in spite of its light weight. Sometimes it's just the thing a person needs to clear her head.