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Italian Short Stories For Beginners: 8 Unconventional Short Stories to Grow Your Vocabulary and Learn Italian the Fun Way!
Olly Richards
59 Seconds: Think a Little, Change a Lot
Richard Wiseman
Fingersmith
Sarah Waters
The Betrothed
Alessandro Manzoni, Bruce Penman
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Katherine of Aragon, the True Queen
Alison Weir
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The Lost Worlds of 2001
Arthur C. Clarke
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Reading progress update: I've read 344 out of 414 pages.

I Will Fear No Evil - Robert A. Heinlein

I'm enjoying this book a lot more now. I can't put my finger on why though. I think maybe that my initial expectations were just too high. I had built it up in my memory as this amazing work but once I got over my initial disappointment and took it at face value it grew on me again. I can't say that it lives up to my memories but I find myself occasionally sniggering at the dialogue between Eunice and Johann. The topic still hasn't changed, it is still all about practising procreation pretty much all of the time but for some reason I don't find it so annoyingly repetitive. It does leave me wondering though: was this how Heinlein thought all the time? Or was this how he thought women think? Or did he just wish that women thought that way?