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Thoughts: Der Hundertjährige, der zurückkam, um die Welt zu retten, by Jonas Jonasson, translated by Wibke Kuhn

This was our latest German Skype session reading, and now we have only one more Jonas Jonasson left to read, so I guess he’d better get cracking on the typewriter before we run out! Not a huge amount new to … Continue reading

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Bookthoughts Roundup 2021!

OK, so I spent most of last year not writing up the books I read. But I also didn’t do as much reading as usual, so I’m going to do a speedy roundup instead. Sorry! Or you’re welcome!

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Speedy End of Year Book Roundup!

I read a lot of books in quick succession at the end of the year, and frankly didn’t have the energy to review them properly because I was recovering from emergency surgery for an ectopic pregnancy (all fine* now) so … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Nomad, by Alan Partridge

I’m so behind on these. Argh. Anyway, let me open by saying that if you come from an Alan Partridgeless existence, then may I recommend you remedying that asap.

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Thoughts: Kipps, by H. G. Wells

This is the part of the holiday when I’d run out of books. I downloaded the sample of Suite Française by Irène Némirovsky because I wasn’t sure about reading in French on the Kindle and I didn’t know whether the … Continue reading

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Thoughts: Right Ho, Jeeves (and other stories), by P.G. Wodehouse

So, it looks like I have a weird soft spot for fast-paced stories about ridiculously rich Englishmen with capable manservants – Lord Peter Wimsey was my gateway gentleman, and now Bertie Wooster is going to join him. Do I have … Continue reading

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