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Book Review | Rebecca - Daphne du Maurier

Last night, I dreamt I went to Manderley again.

Before I started my third year of uni, I had never even heard of du Maurier; now I have demolished my second book of hers, this time for my Gothic module.

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wind, wind go away...I want to cycle another day

Well it did drop today which is fortunate when you have a market stall. However its going to be back tomorrow gusting again. I’m going to Newcastle and I would have had a lovely bike ride into town but not when its gusting – not near traffic – so I’ll have to use the bus and walk. 250 more words

I like simple things… books, being alone, or with somebody who understands.

— Daphne du Maurier

December Wrap Up

Slightly late but as people say, it’s better than never! Even though I made a post of my 2015 wrap up and all, I just thought it was still necessary for me to show you the books I read in December 2015 and what I thought about them. 765 more words


Short Stories Challenge - The Chamois by Daphne du Maurier from the collection The Breaking Point

What’s The Chamois all about?:

The penultimate story in this collection follows a married couple as they trek up the mountains in Greece to hunt down the elusive chamois. 620 more words

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The Women’s Classic Literature Event: January Check-In

Hello my fellow bookworms and classic lovers, it is time already for the first check-in for The Women’s Classic Literature Event. I decided to start taking part straight away, so I’ve had a month or so head start and here’s what I managed to read so far: 304 more words


weekly reading spotlight & links to things far more interesting

Since I wasn’t really doing much of a rounding up of books but more highlighting a book each week I’ve changed the title.

So here is the (hopefully) weekly spotlight on a book you should be reading… 372 more words