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Annes visit to the Great House

Persuasion by Jane Austen, Annes visit to the Great House: “To the Great House accordingly they went, to sit the full half hour in the old-fashioned square parlour, with a small carpet and shining floor, to which the present daughters … Continue reading

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Fire and Hemlock, by Diana Wynne Jones

 Fire and Hemlock, by Diana Wynne Jones “Polly sighed and laid her book face down on her bed. She rather thought she had read it after all, some time ago. Before she swung her feet across to get on with … Continue reading

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Nemesis, by Agatha Christie

Nemesis, by Agatha Christie. “A very nice, peaceful day it was,” said Miss Marple.”I enjoyed it very much. Tomorrow I would like to go out and look again at that mass of white flowers coming into bloom at the end … Continue reading

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David Copperfield by Charles Dickens

David Copperfield, by Charles Dickens  when Ham cut a terrible figure against the stormy sea, and said he could see the end of it all and Mr.Pegotty’s Boat House. I have always had a complicated thing about classics, growing up. … Continue reading

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Skellig, by David Almond

Skellig, by David Almond Imagine finding a man with wings in a ruined garage. He has flies in his hair and eats spiders and rats, and is covered in dust and cobwebs. His body is turning to stone and he … Continue reading

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