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The Miniaturist
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The Right Honourable
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Nerys Jones, at 28, is the youngest MP in the House of Commons. In her first week she signs up for an introductory tour of Parliament and is surprised to find her tour guide is a very senior politician. At first he s
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High Rising by Angela Thirkell
" Angela Thirkell is an acquired taste but one that is quite addictive once begun. Basically, she took the county of Barchester, created by Trollope, and peopled it with the descendants of his characters. Her books are set during the 30s and 50s, an... " Read more of this review »
"Found it!! It is the Memorial Museum of the Battle of Normandy, in Bayeux. A lot of staff is exposed there, with several pictures and movies at that t...more "
Laura is reading Eugenie Grandet: 1/2 Rose Tremain's gripping dramatisation of Balzac's novel stars Ian McKellen as Grandet.
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By a Young Officer Churchill on the North West Frontier by Michael Eaton
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Description: Douglas Booth stars as the young Winston Churchill. The year is 1897 and news is just reaching London that Islamic insurgents are causing havoc in the mountainous border between British India and Afghanistan.

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Cold Blood by Richard Kerridge
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Description: As a boy, Richard Kerridge found refuge in the wilderness of suburban England whose reptilian inhabitants were wondrously untameable. His often troubled and turbulent relationship with his fathe... " Read more of this review »
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Eugénie Grandet by Honoré de Balzac
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