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August Book Haul


It’s time for another book haul. Get excited! 1,031 more words

The Dark Eidolon and Other Fantasies - Clark Ashton Smith

I have just received from Amazon UK the PENGUIN CLASSICS (2014) edition of selected Clark Ashton Smith works entitled The Dark Eidolon and Other Fantasies. 41 more words

10 lesser-known classics that you should still read

Dickens, Joyce, Woolf, Tolstoy, Hemingway are among the undisputed leaders of literature.

But settled snugly away out of the spotlight in the Penguin’s Classic’s collection is a whole host of books that are just as interesting and share just as many insights on society and life in general. 533 more words


P-p-pick up a Penguin

I am an avid reader and nothing pleases me more than sitting down with a good book. I’m a lover of the physical book: the smell, the feel, of a well-thumbed novel. 248 more words

Cross Stitch

The Ten O'Clock News: Penguin Classics Represents Barbie...

It turns out I’m going out for the evening, which happens so rarely I haven’t got my shit together properly (on the plus side, Guardians of the Galaxy… 160 more words

Indifferent Ignorance

Muriel Spark, 'The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie'

The Prime of Miss Jean Brodie examines how a charismatic yet wayward teacher influences a group of young girls, as their education and her personal issues become intertwined in her pursuit of the ‘crème de la crème’. 428 more words

Book Review

Review: The Lonely Londoners by Sam Selvon

So, for the first of my library book reviews:

Moses is a kind sort. For this reason, he’s the first port of call for Trinidadians hell-bent on coming to London for a shot of the good times. 53 more words