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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

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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

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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

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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

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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

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