Thursday, March 25, 2021

GPV874 Book Review - The Centaur


Here's Gerald's book review of The Centaur, a novel by John Updike. This book's central metaphor from Greek mythology is that Chyron, the noblest of all the centaurs, took pity on humankind. The man-beast sacrificed himself to appease Zeus. #bookreview #litfic #booklovers #bookstagrammers


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Monday, March 22, 2021

GPV849 Book Review - A Scribe Dies in Brooklyn


Here’s Gerald's book review of A Scribe Dies in Brooklyn, a Rabbi Ben mystery by Marvin J. Wolf. #mysterythrillers #bookreview #booklovers #bookstagram


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Thursday, March 18, 2021

GPV816 Book Review - Vinegar Girl


Here's Gerald's audio book review of Vinegar Girl by Anne Tyler. Stealing plot lines from Shakespeare's Taming of the Shrew, a tomboy indifferent to men is set up with a Russian lab assistant. #bookreview #booklovers #bookstagram

 


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Monday, March 15, 2021

GPV810 Book Review - Right Ho, Jeeves!


Set in the Roaring 'Twenties, Right Ho, Jeeves by the British humorist P.G. Wodehouse is a collection of stories about a young wealthy gentleman, Bertie Wooster, and his manservant Jeeves.


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Tuesday, February 16, 2021

GPV848 Book Review - A Small Town in Germany


Here's Gerald's book review of A Small Town in Germany by John le Carré. Written decades ago by the recently deceased author, its plot has chilling parallels to today's news.

A Small Town in Germany is one of le Carré’s first novels, written not long after he left the employ of the British Foreign Service in 1964. One of his first postings was in Bonn, the postwar capital city of West Germany, and the small town of the title.

Here's my book review of A Small Town in Germany by John le Carré. Written decades ago by the recently deceased author, its plot has chilling parallels to today's news.

A Small Town in Germany is one of le Carré’s first novels, written not long after he left the employ of the British Foreign Service in 1964. One of his first postings was in Bonn, the postwar capital city of West Germany, and the small town of the title.


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Saturday, February 13, 2021

GPV846 Book Review - Purgatory Gardens


Here's Gerald's audio book review of Purgatory Gardens by Peter Lefcourt. Alpha-male competition over the local hottie in an old folks' home.

Gerald Everett Jones is the award-winning author of Preacher Finds a Corpse, Preacher Fakes a Miracle, and Clifford's Spiral.


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Thursday, October 22, 2020

GP831 Guest Post - Self-Publishing Mastery Talks Ep 20


In Episode 20 (YouTube) of Self-Publishing Mastery Talks, host A.G. Billig asks Gerald how to write award-winning books, and his advice includes: 1) sleep on it, 2) take a shower, 3) do a dance - and lots more! In this clip, we discuss the curious notion that humans would never know romantic love if we didn't have examples in literature. #selfpub #amwriting #booklovers #bookstagram


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