Tag Archives: 1920s

Friday Favourites

This week’s selection of things that have interested me this week include the most beautiful bookshop I’ve ever seen; a fascinating lunch party in the 1920s, the intriguing life of a New York heiress and the sad tale of how … Continue reading

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12 Books of Christmas – Set of F Scott Fitzgerald novels to give away

“So we beat on, boats against the current, borne back ceaselessly into the past” Alma Books are a fantastic independent publisher who produce some great original writing but I’m also a huge fan of their Alma Classics list.  When the … Continue reading

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Recent reading

I read prodigiously – both from a lifelong love of books but also because running the Glenogle and Bell Book Company means that I need to keep up to date with new titles so that I can send our customers … Continue reading

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The Year After by Martin Davies and The Great Silence by Juliet Nicolson

A period to which I’d never given much thought, and one which is glossed over in the main, is that immediately after the end of World War One.  There’s a great deal of writing, both fiction and non-fiction about the … Continue reading

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