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The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared

An Unconventional and Cheeky Romp Through Modern History, By Jonas Jonasson

– It really is you…Yury finally managed to exclaim. But…You speak Russian? – Yes, I went on a five-year course in your country’s language shortly after we last met, said Allan. The school was called Gulag. What about that vodka? The 100-Year-Old Man Who Climbed Out the Window and Disappeared by Jonas Jonassen is kind […]

A Conspiracy of Paper

Not A Lot Of Substance But A Faced-Paced Historical Mystery, By David Liss

I finished A Conspiracy of Paper by David Liss a while ago and still haven’t been able to decide whether or not I liked it. It’s basically about the prelude to the first financial bubble in London, which is where the stock markets first began to develop back in the early 18th century. As a […]