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Local CustomsĀ by Audrey Thomas

I was reminded of theĀ The Mistress of Nothing by Kate Pullinger when reading this book. The heroines of both novels were adventurous Victorian women, who embarked on voyages to exotic locations where they died. 326 more words

Volunteer Reader Reviews

Karneval. Oh My.

A little background: in our neck of the woods (western central Germany and our nearby neighbor, the Netherlands) they celebrate Karneval, also known as Fasching. Just like Mardi Gras in the U.S., this is the last hurrah (supposedly) before the somber and sacrificial season of Lent. 504 more words

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english version below

Martie a venit, vremea s-a incalzit si martisoare am primit :) Baietii de la munca s-au straduit sa faca un gest frumos, cu ocazia zilei de 1 martie, si le-a iesit.

Micile Placeri Ale Vietii / Small Life Pleasures

Local Customs, by Audrey Thomas: Review

Local Customs
By Audrey Thomas
202 pp; $16.99

Letitia Landon, better known during her lifetime as L.E.L., was one of the most widely read English poets of her day. 866 more words