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Louis Bayard

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The School of Night (2010)
3.34 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: This is an ok read with some odd ideas about England from an American writer - we smoke camel no 9 cigarettes and drive town cars and apparently starkers means bonkers. A ripping if naive yarn with huge plot holes, larger than life stereotypes (a kind of poor mans Maltese falcon)...
Roosevelt's Beast (2014)
3.33 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: Bayard's niche is to take historically researched events involving semi-famous people and add a little weirdness to the story. I recently read Candice Millard's well documented River of Doubt - about Theodore Roosevelt's epic exploratory of an uncharted South American river. Baya...
The Black Tower (2008)
3.73 of 5 Votes: 3
review 1: Grabbed the audio of this on a whim from the library and wound up enjoying it quite a lot. I found the tone of the book to be a mix of PG Wodehouse and AC Doyle. The narrator did an excellent job with the voice characterizations. It started very strong and seemed to flag a bit to...
School of Night (2010)
3.34 of 5 Votes: 4
review 1: I think I've read all of Louis Bayard's books. When I opened this one, I found myself relaxing into it immediately, the way you do when you recognize a good writer and feel you're in good hands. This book was perhaps a bit less high drama than some of his others, which I wouldn't...
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