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Llangollen Library Reading Group

Llangollen Library Reading Group meets on the first Friday of each month (except for August). The next meeting will be on the 4th September, 7.00pm, when they will be discussing “ 94 more words

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"Orwell wrote 1984 and was destroyed by the book," by Robert Harris, the Daily Mail

He died of tuberculosis six months later.  I think the idea that the book’s completion killed him is only surmise on the part of the author here, but it’s both sad and amazing what George Orwell accomplished despite being sick. 92 more words

An Officer and a Spy by Robert Harris (2014)

An Officer and a Spy is one of those I can’t wait to leave this dinner/gathering so I can get home and read type of books where you can’t wait to find out how it ends, but at the same time, you don’t want it to end because then you… 603 more words

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Greensboro actor Robert Harris dies at 85; known for cult hit 'Cabin Fever'

GREENSBORO, N.C. — When director Eli Roth met Greensboro’s Robert Harris, he knew he had found the right actor for his movie, “Cabin Fever,” according to The Greensboro News & Record. 110 more words


On the spot by chance

I started reading Raymond Chandler in the late green Penguin period of crime fiction publishing at the urging of a poet.  I hadn’t read any crime fiction til then.  3,085 more words


What I'm Reading Next

Book-wise, I’m really excited, because this week I found out that Robert Harris has announced that his third installment in his ‘Cicero’ series will be released in October! 163 more words


My week in coffee

My week in coffee …

Seeing as Mumpty is a creature of habit, and coffee is a rather significant “habit” of mine (particularly in the morning,) I decided I would thrill you (or otherwise!) with a little overview of how my coffee week typically goes!   863 more words

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