If you like art, especially that of Italy during the Medici period it is fascinting. Florence was a period which also shows immorality in its society along with the heights to which it reached it in art.
Patricia Cornwell is not one of my favorite thriller authors: but the forensic approach is interesting as is the international flavor. The killer is too savage, her view of the world too cynical, corrupt and I don't care for the demonic stuff.
this is a book about a 25 year old chinese, single man who was a bully, went to prison and came out.He gets a clothing cart franchise. But, he isolates himself by not expressing himself well. Yt, he does well enough to be put up for an explempary citizen award.
I couldn't get into this, called a "mystical book," and maybe that's why. It is about a modern black community's relationships with a ghost. Or maybe it's the hostile environ they must face in San Francisco's Divisidero area.
These books on two siamese cats, koko and yum yum along with their owner, a reporter are lots of fun. They solves mysteries and this one takes place in their new Casablanca apt. building where an art dealer has died.
Terkels books are interesting. He was a working man on the docks so show that perspective but the mind is active with being a writer. The book is the stories of people from 70 to 99, from farmer to bank president: 100 years ofhistory on a personal level
This is a tale of a mother who isolates her daughter. But the daughter eventually finds the world and the chilling mystery of why her mother kept her alone. This author has devoted English fans. She has many awards from Mystery Writers of America and Englands Gold Daggers Crime Writers Assn.
Fannie Flagg is a wonderful author with novels of the South and very humorous. She wrote Fried Green Tomatoes. This story is of a niece and nephew who are trying to take care of a elder independent lady who doesn't want to be taken care of and who is a delight.