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The Famous Five, Enid Blyton

Who were you? Anne or George?

Yes, I’m talking Enid Blyton’s Famous Five. I had a conversation with my daughter about it on the weekend. I found out that yes I am indeed a terrible mother: my daughter has never read any of the Famous Five. 524 more words

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Jane Eyre, Charlotte Bronte

A couple of weeks ago I re-read Jane Eyre for only the second time – the first time was when I was about nineteen. It’s taken me that long to get back to it because I had (I now realise) a completely erroneous memory of it. 1,079 more words


Persuasion, Jane Austen

Part of an email I wrote to a friend recently:

“I really can’t work out why Jane Austen is so incredibly popular. I mean, I love her works (for obvious reasons – she’s great!) but then, I get off on history and literature and all that. 759 more words


February Wrap-Up

Sophie: I managed to read 15 books this month which is the same as in January. The books I read are as follows

Notes from Underground by Fyodor Dostoyevsky: 3/5, you can see my review  306 more words

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Click on the title to read my review.

If you liked The Maze Runner by James Dashner, try Lord of the Flies by William Golding  43 more words