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Armadale
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Little Dorrit
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Shirley
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Katie Lumsden Katie Lumsden said: " Beautiful, wonderful and atmospheric as Charlotte Brontë always is. "

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"May I just note how thoroughly amazing this is so far. Oh Charlotte Brontë, you master of unrequited love, you're breaking my heart again..." Mar 25, 2016 04:00AM

 
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Jen Campbell
“on the phone
Bookseller: Hello Ripping Yarns.
Customer: Do you have any mohair wool?
Bookseller: Sorry, we're not a yarns shop, we're a bookshop.
Customer: You're called Ripping Yarns.
Bookseller: Yes, that's 'yarns' as in stories.
Customer: Well it's a stupid name.
Bookseller: It's a Monty Python reference.
Customer: So you don't sell wool?
Bookseller: No.
Customer: Hmf. Ridiculous.
Bookseller: ...but we do sell dead parrots.
Customer: What?
Bookseller: Parrots. Dead. Extinct. Expired. Would you like one?
Customer: Erm, no.
Bookseller: Ok, well if you change your mind, do call back.”
Jen Campbell, Weird Things Customers Say in Bookshops

Anthony Powell
“Books do furnish a room.”
Anthony Powell, Dance to the Music of Time

Victor Hugo
“He never went out without a book under his arm, and he often came back with two.”
Victor Hugo, Les Misérables

185058 Victorian-style Dickens Readalong - Bleak House #dickensalong — 337 members — last activity Feb 15, 2019 09:48AM
So welcome to a Victorian-style Dickens readalong, run by me, Katie from Books and Things. Following on from our reading of Dickens's Our Mutual Frie ...more
722891 VICTOBER 2020 — 1486 members — last activity 6 hours, 6 min ago
Greetings all! Victober is a month-long readathon hosted each October all about reading Victorian literature. This Goodreads group is here to give ...more
976576 Jane Austen July 2020 — 686 members — last activity Sep 01, 2020 10:49PM
Jane Austen July is a month-long readathon hosted, all about reading Jane Austen and related works. The challenges are: 1. Read one of Jane Austen’ ...more
210603 The Not-So-Hypothetical Victorian Literature Course #VicLit — 300 members — last activity Apr 11, 2018 02:07PM
****PLEASE NOTE, THIS SERIES IS CURRENTLY ON LONG-TERM HIATUS**** Welcome to the domain of my latest Booktube project - a now-not-so-hypothetical cou ...more
461521 A Dance to the Music of Time Readalong #dancealong — 72 members — last activity Feb 14, 2019 09:37PM
From March 2018 until March 2019, I'll be hosting a readalong of Anthony Powell's wonderful series, A Dance to the Music of Time. The idea is simple - ...more
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