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How I choose my books tag

Choosing which books to read is always a difficult task. I usually have some sort of reading list arranged in my head, but ultimately it will depend on what I feel like on the day. 876 more words

Review: "All obsessions are dangerous" (Possession: A Romance by A. S. Byatt)

I bought Possession: A Romance, by A. S. Byatt (previously read) from the Friends of the Library. It sat on the bedside table, unopened, for a very long time, passed over by others somehow less intimidating. 387 more words

Eclectic Reader

Mobile Tales 8: in which Christabel becomes aware of an unusual weather system

By Vita Forest

One fine, balmy morning (was there really any other kind?) Christabel La Mouse peered out from The Good Ship Possession, through the far distant headlands of The Doorway and into The Kitchen. 462 more words


4 Narratives with a Strong Setting

The Setting in a narrative or a fictional piece of work can refer to a period in time or a geographic place. Along with style, plot, characters, it is considered an important component of storytelling. 386 more words


On Reading: 'The Thing in the Forest' by A.S. Byatt

Packing up my parents house has been a long, grueling process. Something that has made it even longer but far less grueling is the discover and rediscover of books. 417 more words


Possession by A S Byatt

I enjoyed this book a great deal. It is a technically a brilliant achievement, running parallel stories about love and relationships while creating two wholly fictional oeuvres, complete with letters, for two long dead literary figures, also fictional characters. 104 more words