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Cicely Hamilton, Lest Ye Die, Full Stop

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Feb. 3rd, 2007 | 04:00 pm

Cicely Hamilton, Lest Ye Die, Full Stop

Courtesy of oursin, two other novels by the author of William: An Englishman (Persephone's first reprint). Lest Ye Die is a post-apocalyptic novel (I knew it by the title Theodore Savage, and is tough going and extremely pessimistic about the resilience of humanity. (The title comes from: "Do not eat of the fruit of the tree... lest ye die": haven't checked that quote, you know what I mean.) Full Stop follows the last days of a politician who, on the verge of slithering himself into the position of Prime Minister, discovers he has an incurable illness.

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Trixie Leitz

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from: trixieleitz
date: Feb. 3rd, 2007 10:55 pm (UTC)
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Lest Ye Die, Full Stop

Until I read the post properly, I thought that was one single title. God making quite sure that there's no wiggle room in that ultimatum ;)

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altarielbooklog

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date: Feb. 3rd, 2007 11:02 pm (UTC)
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:-D

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