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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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