Kaltenburg by Marcel Beyer

Recently, while skimming through the library shelves, I came across a book that sounded interesting and unlike most fiction I have read.  Per the dust jacket, it was a book that told the story of an ornithologist as he lived through World War II and the Cold War in Germany and West Germany.  Now I … Continue reading Kaltenburg by Marcel Beyer

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Altar of Bones by Philip Carter

Murder mystery?  Check.  Double agent spies?  Check.  Twisted family legacy?  Check.  Random James Bond-esque Russian plot twist?  Check.  This book has all the positive starts of a good book.  Well let me clarify, good as in entertaining.  After all a person needs good entertainment that isn’t always highbrow.  We all need an escape and this … Continue reading Altar of Bones by Philip Carter