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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

World meets Africa for a Jilly good time

Sunday Times


JILLY Cooper isn’t big in Japan. At least, not as big as Hiro Suzuki, who has played polo for Scotland, England and Japan, and in the US, India, Singapore, Costa Rica, the Philippines, Thailand, Australia, and South Africa. 507 more words

Mount! by Jilly Cooper

I was thrilled to spot a new book by one of my favourite authors on display at the Brodie Library a few months ago, and it didn’t disappoint. 243 more words


Rivals by Jilly Cooper 

I cannot believe I have gone this long without getting obsessed with Jilly Cooper novels. This is the second one I have read now and my passion for her books just gets stronger. 85 more words

Book Reviews

On The Horns Of A Dilemma

I was going to start this post by apologising, yet again, for the lack of regular updates. However, I read a post earlier this week by another book blogger on the topic of pointless… 599 more words


Mount! Review

Mount! by Jilly Cooper
My rating: 2 of 5 stars

Contains spoilers!
If anyone ever tells you the difference between self-published books and traditionally published book is editing – refer them to the new Jilly Cooper novel. 492 more words



Georgette Heyer has been on my mind – and my bedside table – an awful lot recently, partly because her delicious novels are always the perfect antidote to depressing headlines, and partly because Jilly Cooper chose Devil’s Cub as one of her Books That Built Me. 812 more words

Authors At The Books That Built Me