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Allusion is not Illusion

You'll pry my books off my cold, dead body. By the time you shift them all I'll be flat and dessicated.

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Winter's Tales
Karen Blixen, Isak Dinesen
Black Lamb and Grey Falcon (Penguin Classics)
Rebecca West, Christopher Hitchens
Jonathan Strange & Mr Norrell
Susanna Clarke
Already Dead
Charlie Huston
The Rings of Saturn
W.G. Sebald, Michael Hulse
Lady Audley's Secret
Mary Elizabeth Braddon, David Skilton
Unequal Protection: How Corporations Became "People" - And How You Can Fight Back
Thom Hartmann
The City, Not Long After
Pat Murphy
You Can Sketch: A Step-by-Step Guide for Absolute Beginners
Jackie Simmonds
Lonely Werewolf Girl
Martin Millar
Gerald and Elizabeth - D.E. Stevenson
Gerald lost his job in a mine after being framed for stealing some diamonds, but doesn't seem to have any interest in figuring out who done him wrong. There is some long-hidden secret concerning the mother of his half-sister, Bess, but she doesn't make any effort to find out what it is. Luckily there is a secondary character with more get-up-and-go or this story would be pretty feeble...