Feb 4, 2011

Book Blogger Hop: Voltaire's Calligrapher



Book Blogger Hop

Welcome to Book Blogger Hop! Visit other blogs by linking up to the Hop at Crazy for Books, weekly from Friday through Monday, blog hop other blogs in the Linky list, and answer the question of the week.

This week's question: What are you reading now and why?

Voltaire's Calligrapher: A NovelI picked up a slim paperback that has been languishing on my shelf: Voltaire's Calligrapher: A Novel by Pablo De Santis, published Oct. 1, 2010. I see it as literary fiction, but it's described also as "steampunk mystery set in the time of Voltaire." (Booklist) Wish I had started it sooner!

The novel was sent to me by the publisher and I'm planning a review. The author is South American but this edition is published in English.

What are you reading right  now?

10 comments:

  1. Sounds interesting!

    Stoping by from the hop!

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  2. here's mine http://tributebooksmama.blogspot.com/2011/02/book-blogger-hop.html

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  3. I am reading short stories, or flash fiction to be precise, as part of a Danish reading challenge (February: short story collections).

    I have read some by Roald Dahl, but I needed change and picked (downloaded) a free collection written by Cathryn Grant.

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  4. This sounds right up my street, Harvee. Will wait with interest for your verdict.

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  5. Good answer! The answer on my book blog is a little embarassing; it’s a book that’s been sitting on my TBR pile for a year.

    To my shame, I only opened the book because I remember it contained an Amazon gift card.

    All the sordid details on my book blog – http://www.howardsherman.net

    Hop on over!

    Howard Sherman
    http://www.howardsherman.net

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  6. Hopping by to say have a great weekend!

    New follower :)

    Lu
    http://quickquotesquills.blogspot.com/

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  7. Hopping through. New follower!
    Voltaire's Calligrapher sounds interesting. Reminds me of Shadow of the Wind by Zafon.
    My Hop

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  8. Sounds fun! I'm reading the latest Pern novel by Todd McCaffrey right now :)

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  9. Interesting sounding book. I have yet to read any steampunk but I am planning on giving it a whirl this year.

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  10. Interesting. I will have to look that one up.

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