International Day for Tolerance

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Isabel Allende: Cuentos de Eva Luna (The Stories of Eva Luna)

24 Festive Tasks: Door 13 – International Day for Tolerance, Task 2: Name a redeeming trait of a book that you DNF’d this year.     This is an easy one for me this year: One of the relatively few books I DNF’d in 2020 was Isabel Allende’s Stories of Eva Luna.  And there’s nothing […]

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Isabel Allende: The Stories of Eva Luna — DNF @ just over 40%.

Meh.  There’s nothing inherently wrong with these stories, but I’m interminably bored — I just may be over Allende at this point.  So, I’m just going to cash in on the 40% I’ve listened to and roll for BookLikes-opoly again. Original post: ThemisAthena.booklikes.com/post/2609139/dnf-just-over-40

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A Very French Christmas

24 Festive Tasks: Door 6 – International Day for Tolerance, Book: Read any fiction/non-fiction about tolerance or a book that’s outside your normal comfort zone.  (Tolerance can encompass anything you generally struggle with, be it sentient or not.)  OR Read a book set in Paris. An anthology of French Christmas short stories, from 19th century […]

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John Bude: The Lake District Murder — Book Redemption

24 Festive Tasks: Door 6 – International Day for Tolerance, Task 1: Find some redeeming quality in the book you liked least this year and post about it.   Looking back through my “read” shelf, one of the books I liked least this year was John Bude’s Lake District Murder.  I felt the book missed […]

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24 Festive Tasks: Door 6 – International Day for Tolerance

  The International Day for Tolerance — observed on November 16 — is an annual holiday intended to generate public awareness of the dangers of intolerance. It was declared by UNESCO in 1995, the UN’s fiftieth anniversary year, which in turn was declared the United Nations Year for Tolerance. Every year since then, on November […]

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