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Tame by modern tastes

Arthur Machen The Great God Pan Parthian Books 2010

Tame by modern tastes:
supernatural horror,

When I was young I swore by H P Lovecraft while my friend Roger championed Machen. 568 more words


Book Review: Good Wives

Synopsis (Goodreads): 

Amy looked relieved, but naughty Jo took her at her word, for during the first call she sat with every limb gracefully composed, every fold correctly draped, calm as a summer sea, cool as a snowbank, and as silent as the sphinx. 624 more words

Book Reviews

North and South by Elizabeth Gaskell

If you are infatuated with the classics like I am, then you will love this book. North and South was written by Elizabeth Gaskell. It is riveting and one of my favorite classic love stories. 272 more words


Is This A Kissing Book?

“A book? Has it got any sports in it?”

“Are you kidding? Fencing, fighting, torture, revenge, giants, monsters, chases, escapes, true love, miracles”.

“Doesn’t sound too bad. 436 more words


Book Review of To Kill a Mockingbird

As a teenager, I read this and found it dry and dull. Now, after really enjoying Go Set A Watchman, I felt I owed it to Harper Lee to take another look at this classic. 266 more words

Talking Books

What we're reading: The Folk of the Faraway Tree by Enid Blyton

Recently, I’ve been reminiscing about the books I enjoyed in childhood. So when I stumbled upon a dusty copy of The Folk of the Faraway Tree… 267 more words