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Subject: The Lake of Dead Languages
Date Posted: 12/17/2007 3:21 PM ET
Member Since: 2/18/2007
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by Carol Goodman.

Anyone else read it?

SPELLBINDING. Kudos to Ms. Goodman.

Let's talk about it.

Date Posted: 12/17/2007 8:42 PM ET
Member Since: 6/1/2005
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I agree. Enjoyed Lake and went on to read others that Goodman wrote.All her novels seem to focus on female academics.

Date Posted: 12/20/2007 9:06 PM ET
Member Since: 9/24/2006
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Loved it!  I have The Ghost Orchid on my shelf to read.  A terrific author!

Date Posted: 2/2/2008 1:13 PM ET
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100% agree!  Loved every book I've read by her!  I guess just three--does she have more?  I love her writing style.

Date Posted: 2/5/2008 11:32 AM ET
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I know this is an older post but I LOVED that book. It seriously made me want to take up learning Latin again.

Date Posted: 2/8/2008 8:28 AM ET
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Oooooh,  I just loved this book, and went out and read everything else Goodman has written.  I'm spellbound by the way she uses water in her books.  It's like vertigo -- you are at once attracted and repelled to go in the water.  It's always so creepy and secretive, but, therefore, seductive.  She does a great job at character building and there are some nice subtlies in her later books with the characters that I really enjoyed. 

- Tracy

Date Posted: 3/22/2008 7:08 PM ET
Member Since: 1/21/2007
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Hmm I only read a few chapters of it and had to stop. Maybe I'll try to read it again....