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Telynor's Library, and then some

A woman of a certain age who has three cats underfoot, and has the dream of filling her passport with stamps. Books, classical music, tea, cats, movies, art, fancy needlework,  and anything else I can think of.

My Glorious Brothers - Howard Fast A entertaining if rather brief novel about the revolt of the Maccabees in the second century BCE. Told in first person narrative by one of the brothers, Simon, it's pretty much an action novel but there is plenty of views on Judaism and why it is necessary to always fight for freedom. Some modern idiom and a bit of repetition at times, but still fairly readable and not too dated. Four stars overall, and worth the hunt.

For the longer review, please go here:
http://www.epinions.com/review/Howard_Fast_My_Glorious_Brothers_epi/content_614410129028