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Subject: Great Author----Great Books
Date Posted: 2/16/2010 3:07 AM ET
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City of Animals
Author:
Alan Mills
 
 
 
 
Nikiya Adams travels from England to Sydney to research the endangered species breeding programs of the Royal Prince Albert Zoo. Arriving at the zoo she is plunged into a web of intrigue and mounting fear as Dr River's plans for modernising the zoo come under attack.
 
I looked for this book for over a year.  Amazon and Barnes and Nobles had copies for $30.00+.  I finally found a copy on Bookmooch from Australia.  It had some mild staining, but was completely readable.  Unpostable, of course, through PBS.
 
 
Raft
Author:
Alan Mills
 
 
 
Martin and Lydia Napier's marriage is shaky. Fate has been cruel and they are both still reeling from the blows. They leave Sydney and hit the road for a holiday in what should be paradise.
 
I read this book before City of Animals.  It had everything I liked in a book.  The power of nature,  rising floodwaters ,especially.  I have had this book on  my bookshelf for quite a while, but no one takes an interest in it.
 
These are both great books.  If you are into nature or not.


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