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The Bride of Lammermoor, by Sir Walter Scott (1819)

          Like Wait For Me! by Deborah Mitford, The Bride of Lammermoor was part of my Christmas stash, but I have only just got round to reading it. I was predisposed in its favour, being extremely fond of all … Continue reading

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For or Against the Historical Novel?

    I have always loved historical novels. As a girl, I was never interested in what has become known as “teen literature”. I had enough gum-chewing high school classmates struggling with parental authority and weight issues, obsessing over their latest crush … Continue reading

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