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The Rabbi's Atheist Daughter: Ernestine Rose, International Feminist Pioneer
Bonnie S. Anderson
Progress: 98/264 pages
Churchill's Secret War With Lenin: British and Commonwealth Military Intervention in the Russian Civil War, 1918-20
Damien Wright
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Reading progress update: I've read 171 out of 688 pages.

The Great Nation: France from Louis XV to Napoleon - Colin Jones

I'm about a quarter of the way in, and so far it's probing to be an excellent history of 18th century France -- comprehensive and full of insights. If the other two volumes in the series are as good, then I'll finally have the background on French history that I've needed for so long!