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Sofa reading, December 2017

Last week I was pleased to borrow a recently acquired copy of Calamity in Kent by John Rowland from my local  library.  It’s one of over fifty books that have been published in the British Library Crime Classics series over … Continue reading

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Sofa reading, November 2017

I’m sure that most people read more books at this time of year and through the winter.  I also find myself making sure that I’ve plenty of library books, second-hand paperbacks and ebooks to hand. These are Liz’s and my … Continue reading

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Armchair gardening and sofa flying

Many thanks to everyone for the birthday wishes on Tuesday’s post.  I had a quiet day, and the posh biscuits were delicious. With the clocks changing at the weekend, and lots of non-plotting weather over the coming months I’m sure … Continue reading

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Sofa reading, May 2017

When I received Liz’s email about her book choice for this month the author’s name was only vaguely familiar so I checked it out on Fantastic Fiction.  I found that Charles Todd is the pen name of the American mother … Continue reading

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Sofa reading, April 2017

Liz…When Mike mentioned watching hawks in a recent post it reminded me of the highly acclaimed  H is for Hawk by Helen Macdonald that I read last year. It is an award winning memoir written when, after the sudden death … Continue reading

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Sofa reading, March 2017

This month Liz and I are both writing about non-fiction books for a change. Liz – I read this book last month which I found to be affecting. Paul Kalanithi’s autobiography When Breath Becomes Air is a brief and profoundly … Continue reading

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Sofa reading, February 2017

Recently Liz and I have read Wendy Jones’s books The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price… and The World is a Wedding and here are our views on them. The Thoughts and Happenings of Wilfred Price… is set in in … Continue reading

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