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The Ballroom of Romance and Other Stories by William Trevor
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The Thrill of It All by Joseph O'Connor
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The Diary of Samuel Pepys, Vol 3 by Samuel Pepys
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A Horseman Riding By by R.F. Delderfield
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A Horseman Riding By by R.F. Delderfield
" Description: A Horseman Riding By is a 13 part BBC drama series that was first broadcast in 1978. The series was based on two of the three books in R F Delderfield's A Horseman Riding By trilogy and starred Nigel Havers as Paul Craddock, a young m... " Read more of this review »
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Laura is reading Dark Fire: 4/10 Shardlake and Barak's investigation leads them to the ruins of St Bartholew's monastery.
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Mr Gwyn and Three Times at Dawn by Alessandro Baricco
" A very hard book to define, somewhat of a challenge, a quest or is the author playing mind games? Hard to say but I felt the strangeness and the atmosphere of this novel, compelling for some reason. An author decides to stop writing books against... " Read more of this review »
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United Nations
“Everyone has the right to freedom of opinion and expression; this right includes freedom to hold opinions without interference and to seek, receive and impart information and ideas through any media and regardless of frontiers.”
United Nations, Universal Declaration of Human Rights

Antoine de Saint-Exupéry
“And now here is my secret, a very simple secret: It is only with the heart that one can see rightly; what is essential is invisible to the eye.”
Antoine de Saint-Exupéry, The Little Prince

Richard Flanagan
“A good book ... leaves you wanting to reread the book. A great book compels you to reread your own soul.”
Richard Flanagan, The Narrow Road to the Deep North
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28257 Comfort Reads — 1339 members — last activity Aug 29, 2014 06:09PM
When life gets busy and you need a break from serious reading what do you reach for? A comfort read means something different to everyone so join us,...more
47713 3 Ms and more — 10 members — last activity Sep 30, 2013 01:45PM
Couldn't find them in pink unfortunately!
64006 Mount TBR Reading Challenge 2012 — 70 members — last activity Aug 24, 2013 01:02AM
ALERT!!! This Reading Challenge was for 2012. To join NOW, please go to Mount TBR 2013. This group is for those who would like to participate in the Mo...more
22027 Madam, want to talk about author Mary Stewart? — 114 members — last activity Aug 28, 2014 12:30AM
This group is for readers to discover (or rediscover) Mary Stewart novels. Feel free to join in the discussions and start a new thread as well.
289 Victorians! — 2875 members — last activity 2 hours, 50 min ago
Some of the best books in the world were written and published in Great Britain between 1837 and 1901. What's not to love? Dickens, the Brontes, Colli...more
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