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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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Summer Writing Quarters

     I hope no-one will judge me solely by the number of reviews I have (not) published these past few weeks! If one were to do that, it would indeed be fairly easy to assume that I have spent the … Continue reading

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Wildfire at Midnight, by Mary Stewart (1956)

          Those who follow this blog may recall that a few months ago I wrote a very favourable review of Mary Stewart’s Madam, Shall We Talk? Indeed, I enjoyed it so much that I lost no time in ordering … Continue reading

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Madam, Will You Talk? by Mary Stewart (1955)

          It’s a hot sunny day in Paris (finally! Heaven knows we’ve waited long enough for summer to reach us!), so it seems only fitting I should talk about another hot sunny day – or rather, series of days … Continue reading

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