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Mysterious Book Report No. 309 – The Trus...

Mysterious Book Report The Trust

The Trust by Ronald H. Balson St. Martin’s Press, $26.99, 356 pages, ISBN 978-1-250-12744-0 The Troubles, as the conflict in Northern Ireland during the 1970s, 80s and 90s became known, has long been an area of interest for the MBR. The sectarian violence there pitted Protestant Unionists—those in favor of remaining in the British Commonwealth—against […]

Mysterious Book Report No. 199 – Spark

Mysterious Book Report No. 199 – Spark

Spark by John Twelve Hawks Doubleday, Random House, $25.95, 301 pages, ISBN 978-0-385-53867-1 My Oxford Dictionary defines the word dystopia as an imaginary place where everything is as bad as it can be . . . which makes it the exact opposite of utopia, and an ideal descriptor for end-of-the-world type literature. Lately, with the […]