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Advent calendar 15th December – the book I own more than one copy of

Actually, there are several books that I own multiple copies of, but of all of them I love the Provincial Lady, the nameless semi-autobiographical Devon-based diarist created by EM Delafield in the 1930s, best. The first novel about the life … Continue reading

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The books we give to others.

An article in The Telegraph last week asked what are the books we find ourselves giving as gifts again and again and again.  It set me thinking; I give books as gifts frequently although it sometimes strikes me that some … Continue reading

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