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AnaBela

A Lone Bookship in a Sea of turbulent Electrones

Though a lurker on Goodreads, I still didn't like the recent change in the atmosphere and made an alternative account here just in case.

I read historical stuff, from romances to non-fiction, and paranormal.

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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire - Roger Crowley
City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire
Roger Crowley
Progress: 605/823 pages
A History of Venice - Peter Dimock, John Julius Norwich
A History of Venice
Peter Dimock, John Julius Norwich
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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire - Roger Crowley
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City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire
Roger Crowley
A History of Venice - Peter Dimock, John Julius Norwich
A History of Venice
Peter Dimock, John Julius Norwich
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The King's Spy - Andrew Swanston The King's Exile - Andrew Swanston
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The Five-Star Reads: How to Create the Perfect Wife - a wealthy lunatic obsessed with the educational theories of Jean-Jacq...
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In this conclusion to the intricately layered steampunk trilogy The Baskerville Affair Evelina Cooper, niece to Sherlock Holm...
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A History of the World in 12 Maps is a fascinating study of how much we can learn about the mindsets of those who made (and a...
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After I posted the first three I went out and about, and noticed I'd gotten several more email notices about books on sale. I...
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This lighthearted, briskly paced, YA steampunk is set in an intricately imagined multilevel floating dirigible that serves as...
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bookshelves: published-1976, britain-england, history, food-glorious-food, nonfiction, one-penny-wonder, plague-disease, med...
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The sea was at once their protection, their opportunity and their fate; sec...
City of Fortune: How Venice Won and Lost a Naval Empire - Roger Crowley