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School’s Out by Christophe Dufosse

  School’s Out was the book recommended by my book group that meets in the local library.  It is the eerie frist novel written by Christophe du Fosse.  This book has received terrific critical acclaim and Dufosse makes his debt to Stephen King clear in one of the novel’s two epigraphs. However, I do not think …

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Th Elegance of the Hedgehog by Muriel Barbery

Muriel Barbery is a most interesting woman.  She was born in Casablanca, Morocco, Africa but raised in France.  Now she and her husband live in Japan.  She is a professor of philosophy, as a result of which this book is not only very French in attitude, but also peppered with philosophical theories. This is a very …

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