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Cranford by Elizabeth Gaskell
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The Handsome Man's Deluxe Café by Alexander McCall Smith
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The Handsome Man's Deluxe Café by Alexander McCall Smith
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Did not disappoint. As lovely and amusing as expected. Indeed this instalment may have excelled itself.
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Mary Barton by Elizabeth Gaskell
Mary Barton
by Elizabeth Gaskell
read in November, 2014
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A novel very much of the time it was written. I had to concentrate as the the archaic prose didn't make for an easy read. The lines of dialogue written in the Lancashire dialect of the day aren't always easy to understand. It's worth preserving as th ...more
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A Passionate Man by Joanna Trollope
A Passionate Man
by Joanna Trollope
read in October, 2014
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Fans of Joanna Trollope will not be disappointed. One of the earlier novels published 1990, I consider this a 'benchmark Joanna Trollope' with all the elements I love best set in a rural English village. I found this a light read with all the humour ...more
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The Crowded Street by Winifred Holtby
"The Crowded Street is Winifred Holtby's second novel, published in 1924 when she was 26. Like her other novels, it is set in the East Riding of Yorkshire, evoking the wild moors, the stifling village of 'Marshington', and Scarborough during the ti..." Read more of this review »
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The Crowded Street by Winifred Holtby
The Crowded Street
by Winifred Holtby
read in September, 2014
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