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#100WomenNovelists of the 20th Century: Jilly Cooper

Blog Post 9: Octavia (1977)

The moment I set eyes on Jeremy West I knew I had to have him. I was sitting in Arabella’s, watching a crowd of debs and other phonies undulating round the floor and thinking they were dancing, when suddenly the bamboo curtain was pushed aside and a blond man walked in and stood looking around for a waitress.

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100 Women Novelists Of The 20th Century

Джилли Купер "Прыгай!"

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The Light Between Oceans

Author: ML Stedman

Finished on: 12 May 2017

Where did I get this book: A book club read

My main frustration when I read The Da Vinci Code… 628 more words

FICTION//Riders-Jilly Cooper*

 Riders came out the year after I was born and I remember seeing it in the library and bookshops quite frequently (and probably being scandalised by THAT hand placement, which seems to have become smaller on the cover of the copy I was sent.) I never knew anyone who read it, though, and it never featured in my teenage book list. 305 more words

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Reading Matters: April

“I love you. I’m glad I exist.”

I came to Amy’s party late and almost missed the boat. Amy died in March this year. Her recent prominence eminating from among other things, … 1,235 more words

Reading Matters

Ladies Like Us: An Interview with Alena Kate Pettitt

Years ago I wrote an article for The Fertile Fact, listing all of Nancy’s pet hates, had she lived in today’s fast-paced, non-U society. It was good fun, and I hope it was received in that light. 1,332 more words

Nancy Mitford