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  • Unsentimental, intelligent, and warm, this endlessly amusing comedy of manners is the best first novel I've read in a long time.

    Major Pettigrew's Last Stand: Summary and book reviews of Major Pettigrew's Last Stand by Helen Simonson.

  • Unsentimental and undeterred, her father and brother then managed to get Lucrezia married off to Alfonso d'Este, eldest son of the Duke of Ferrara – again, a marriage of political and papal convenience.

    Great dynasties of the world: The Borgias

  • (Soundbite of song, "Taxi Cab") Mr. KOENIG: (Singing) Unsentimental, driving around, sure of myself, sure of it now.

    Vampire Weekend: Beyond The Blogs

  • Unsentimental portrayal of the turbulent events surrounding the short and ill-starred reign of Richard III, and in particular the dramatic role played by Henry Stafford Duke of Buckingham.

    Archive 2010-02-01

  • Unsentimental, terse, and cleverly ironic 80's New Wave post-punk.

    Balkinization

  • This is a very, very late response to a very old post, but if you haven't read Taras Grescoe's "Sacre Blues: An Unsentimental Journey Through Quebec", I'd highly recommend it!

    let them go

  • Unsentimental loyalties, such as the zealous but unsentimental professional loyalty of a lawyer to a client, are not unthinking, but have their rationale in associational tele, such as that of the adversarial system (but see McConnell).

    Loyalty

  • Unsentimental and daft -- like Ranma 1/2 brought to the screen as a live-action show but without the transmogrification into animals and girls.

    Sociable Mondays

  • Unsentimental and diagnostic, she reports from the heart of darkness.

    Nadine Gordimer and the South African Experience

  • Unsentimental and factual, he writes as though his thoughts had the quality of self-evidence.

    Déjeuner sur l'Herbe

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