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Three Men In a Boat. And, To Say Nothing of the Dog.

December 2014 Recommended for fans of Victorian humor  ★    ★    ★    I love To Say Nothing of the Dog. Adore it enough to own two copies, a paperback for reading/ lending, and a hardcover for keepsies. Love it … Continue reading

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Fly By Night by Frances Hardinge. Or, ‘A is for awe’

Read October 2013 ★   ★   ★   ★   ★   Fly By Night is a playful, sophisticated story, as suited to the older reader as the young adult.  The story of a twelve-year-old misfit girl–she can read–weaves an … Continue reading

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Very Good, Jeeves! by P.G. Wodehouse. Very good indeed.

Read from July 2012, read count: once–for now. Recommended for fans of British humor ★   ★   ★   ★   There is really no one who can wash away the troubles, soothe the careworn brow–how does that go again? … Continue reading

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