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Flame-Coloured Taffeta, by Rosemary Sutcliff (1986)

          On the southern coast of England, between Chichester and the sea, stretch the woods of the Manhood Peninsula. Once upon a time, these woods were much more isolated than they are now, and the trees and waves whispered … Continue reading

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The Enchanted Castle, by Edith Nesbit (1907)

          Reading The Children’s Book this summer transported me to Edwardian England and the golden era of children’s literature. Even before I’d finished it, I was dying to delve into the titles Byatt mentioned – classics I’d grown up … Continue reading

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