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All New Quick Reads

They are here! Six new titles from Quick Reads for 2015:

What is it? My dear?
Ah, how can we bear it?
Bear what?
This. For so short a time. How can we sleep this time away?

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Book Three - Wolf Hall, by Hilary Mantel

Book Number: 3 of 52

Title: Wolf Hall

Author: Hilary Mantel

Pages: 604

Format: Paperback

Dates Read: January 24th – January 27th

Wow, this book was  907 more words

Hilary Mantel

All That Remains...

I finished reading Kazuo Ishiguro’s “The Remains of the Day” yesterday as part of my Reading England Project. I had heard enough of this book and again the fact that this was a Booker Prize winner put me on the guard! 589 more words


'The Stranger’s Child" by Alan Hollinghurst

One of the biggest surprises in the UK literary world of 2011 was the exclusion of Alan Hollinghurst’s fifth novel, The Stranger’s Child, from the shortlist of the Man Booker Prize.  614 more words


One Lovely Blog Award

Chuffed to bits to receive the One Lovely Blog award from Jade at Scatterbooker. Honoured, Surprised and Humbled!

Thank you so much for the the nomination Jade. 252 more words


“The moment you doubt whether you can fly, you cease for ever to be able to do it.” ― J.M. Barrie

Flowers, shadows and the age of magic

Nigerian author Ben Okri reflects on how moving from the UK to Africa as a child introduced him to new experiences that were to be a big influence on his future writing… 1,192 more words

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