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Brief Book Review – Remarkable Creatures – Tracy Chevalier


  I have, within a few days, completely read a book which I would never have believed might grip my imagination in the least.  It deals with two spinsters in the early nineteenth century.  Mary Anning is ‘working class’.  Elizabeth … Continue reading

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Not wallowing in blood and guts is twee?


     My internetlessness enabled me to finish – very guiltily – a borrowed book which should have been returned ages ago. I only made the effort because of being strongly urged by my nearest and dearest to do so. I mean, … Continue reading

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