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Three Men in a Boat
Jerome K. Jerome

People of the Book

People of the Book - Geraldine Brooks The book tells two stories -- one in the present day, about the book conservator uncovering the secrets of the book and her relationships with family and a romantic interest, and one that is the history of the book (the Sarajevo Haggadah). The second story is fascinating, creative, and well done. But compared to it, the first story is pedestrian and distracts from the story of the book. That said, I do like the framing device of using the remnants/artifacts found in the book as the jumping off points for each phase of its story.