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Old Filth by Jane Gardam
"Good old "Fine English Literature" - reads like a classic (an interesting one you actually want to read), but only dates to 2004. This is the first book I've read by Jane Gardam, who certainly has been prolific as evidenced by the long list of "Al..." Read more of this review »
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A better title would be "speed bump."
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