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And Then There Were None by Agatha Christie

Published in: 1939
Pages: 264
Edition read: Paperback

Book description:
First, there were ten – a curious assortment of strangers summoned as weekend guests to a private island off the coast of Devon. 392 more words


The Count of Monte Cristo by Alexandre Dumas

Rate: 5/5

Medium: Audiobook

Overview (No Spoilers): In continuing a relatively new theme of rereading books I have been known to rave about, e.g., … 549 more words

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The Tenant of Wildfell Hall by Anne Brontë

Published in: 1848
Pages: 542
Edition read: E-book

Book description:
Gilbert Markham is deeply intrigued by Helen Graham, a beautiful and secretive young widow who has moved into nearby Wildfell Hall with her young son. 364 more words


New platform for L'Année philologique

L’Année philologique will no longer be available on its current site after 30 September 2017.

From 1 October 2017, L’Année philologique will be available on the Brepols site… 62 more words

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Top Five in Russian Literature

Okay, so I’m an anorak, but I love the Russian classics. They’re so moody, dark, and brooding. They have bleak, harsh settings. And (most importantly) they have miserable, self-absorbed characters, all of whom wear their torments beautifully. 401 more words

Review: Gaston Leroux's 'The Phantom of the Opera'

Well. That was different to the film.

Oh, I know. Sinner, sinner, sinner. How could I commit such a monstrous wrong as to not read the book first? 594 more words