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Howard's End is on the Landing

I am slowly making my way through Susan Hill’s “Howard’s End is on the Landing” (I mentioned before that I am getting into reading books about books!)  I am enjoying reading her thoughts and insights on literature, writing, classics, books that last and ‘trendy’ books, libraries, and other reflections on books. 389 more words

The Shadows in the Street – Susan Hill

I mentioned in passing the other day the fact I sadly still have yet to meet Susan Hill who, no pressure, is one of my favourite living writers. 1,278 more words


Dolly review

Goodreads: The remoter parts of the English Fens are forlorn, lost and damp even in the height of summer. At Iyot Lock, a large decaying house, two young cousins, Leonora and Edward are parked for the summer with their ageing spinster aunt and her cruel housekeeper. 126 more words

The Small Hand review

Goodreads: Returning home from a client visit late one evening, Adam Snow takes a wrong turn and stumbles across the derelict old White House. Compelled by curiousity he decides to enter, only to be repelled when he feels the unmistakeable sensation of a small hand creeping onto his own. 199 more words

Book Reviews

Coming Up...

Six Books which I will be blogging about in March/ April:

Arsenic For Tea by Robin Stevens: a very new book which came out at the end of January. 235 more words


London Diary #3 - The Folio & House of Illustration Prize

This is going to sound ruder than its meant; sometimes emails arrive in the Savidge Reads inbox and the initial excitement is almost imminently met with gloom. 602 more words

Random Savidgeness

What is the essay question?

Analyse the evidence below; can you work out the question that this evidence could be used to answer?

Chapter 2, A London Particular
“I rather hoped that her disappointment at my sudden absence from her would be tempered by pride that Mr Bentley was entrusting me with the firm’s business in such a manner – a good omen for my future prospects upon which our marriage, planned for the following year, depended.” 181 more words