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The Poor Mouth by Flann O'Brien

Over the weekend I finished the first of my Reading Ireland books, The Poor Mouth by Flann O’Brien. Reading Ireland is an incentive for the month of March hosted by… 410 more words


The Mill on the Floss by George Eliot

When I commenced on a classics challenge this year, George Eliot was one author I was determined to read. I’ve read at least some of the works by the other major 19th century female writers but had never really explored Eliot. 483 more words


Dracula by Bram Stoker 

Dracula is the definitive vampire story. It’s not the first, but it had set the template for all vampire stories since which came after. I first read it a number of years ago for college. 259 more words


49. Wise Children, by Angela Carter

First published: 1991.

Edition read: Vintage Classics, pub. 1992.

Provenance: purchased from Bookends in Carlisle.

Read: December 2014, curled up in an armchair next to the Christmas tree. 947 more words


February TBR and Pippa's Release Date!

Good morning! I am knee-deep in pre-publishing chaos, and I’m loving every second of it. My manuscript goes out on Thursday. Craziness. I’m in the middle of the very last read-through. 277 more words

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34. The Moonstone, by Wilkie Collins

First published: 1868.

Edition read: Oxford World’s Classics, 1985, ed. Anthea Trodd.

Provenance: purchased from Bookends in Carlisle.

Read: November 2014, sitting up in bed late into the night. 1,932 more words