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Laura Reviews: Jo Walton's Farthing

Farthing by Jo Walton

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First published in 2006, Jo Walton’s Farthing was hailed as a masterpiece, a darkly romantic thriller set in an alternate postwar England sliding into fascism.

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

Our reading group meets monthly at my house and has done for 8 years (next month). I order the books from the library, and collect and return them.  676 more words

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The Unlikely Pilgrimage of Harold Fry

 

Our reading group meets monthly at my house and has done for 8 years (next month). I order the books from the library, and collect and return them.  676 more words

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Chestnut Centre Book Club Read Philippa Gregory

Philippa Gregory: A Respectable Trade

The devastating consequences of the slave trade in 18th century Bristol are explored through the powerful but impossible attraction of well-born Frances and her Yoruban slave, Mehuru. 158 more words

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Laura reviews: Sense and Sensibility by Joanna Trollope

The Austen Project is my kind of thing. I love Jane Austen and I can’t get enough of the various adaptations and text transformations about all things Austen. 379 more words

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Fifth Monthly Part: 'Full half a year had come and gone'

When we first commenced A Tale of Two Cities Week-by-Week, my first real experience in serial reading, I had various set opinions in my mind about how serialisation works. 625 more words

Charles Dickens

The State and World History

What remains of the theory of the state, after the laments of sovereignty and the ecstasy of vitalism? We’re taking our dialectic to the streets, to Hegel’s… 47 more words

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